Cross Country Runners of the Week: October 3
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Arion Span and Joshua Coffelt, both of Alabama State have been named the Southwestern Athletic Conference runners of the week for their performances in competition this past weekend.
Women’s Runner of the Week
Arion Span – Alabama State
5-6 I So. I Royal Palm Beach, Fla.
Span had her best finish of the season, crossing the line fourth overall with a time of 18:38.80 in the 5k race. She finished just three seconds out of third (Kailey Schuyler, Lipscomb) and less than 11 seconds out of second place (Caitlyn Farrell, Kennesaw State).
Men’s Runner of the Week
Joshua Coffelt – Alabama State
6-1 I 155 I Jr. I Deatsville, Ala.
Joshua Coffelt finished 29th overall for Alabama State in a time of 27:35.30 in the 8k race. He finished just one second behind 28th (Mitch Zabka , Lipscomb) and five seconds out of 27th (Robert Lockwood, Lipscomb).