HIGH POINT, N.C. –Mount Olive's Tai Smith has been named the Conference Carolinas Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week, the Conference announced today.
A native of Glendale, AZ., Smith took a 3rd-place finish at the inaugural Mount Olive Twilight this Friday, August 31. In his season opener, the junior would run the event in 26:39.9 to help pace Mount Olive to a first-place team finish.
Also nominated for Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week:
Austin Thompson (Lees-McRae College) 27:55.3 for 6th place finish at Chick-Fil-A Invitational
Christian Keghlian (Belmont Abbey) 30:22.8 for 29th place finish at Chick-Fil-A Invitational
2018 Men's Cross Country Runners of the Week
Week One (Sept. 4) – Tai Smith (Mount Olive)