Lees-McRae's Austin Thompson has been named Conference Carolinas Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week for meets ran during the week of Sept. 10 - 16.

HIGH POINT, N.C. – Lees-McRae College's Austin Thompson has been named the Conference Carolinas Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week, the Conference announced today.

Austin Thompson led the LMC men's cross country at last week's Lenoir-Rhyne Invitational with an 8k time of 26:35.66. The time logged by Thompson is the 10th-best time in the history of LMC men's cross country. The Cleveland, Ga. native now owns six of top 20 times in the history of the program. 

 

Also nominated for Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week:
Daniel Kovalchick (King University) 27:33.0 in the 8k, setting a personal record to finish 54/89 at the Virginia Tech Alumni Meet
 

2018 Men's Cross Country Runners of the Week:
Week One (Sept. 4) – Tai Smith (Mount Olive)
Week Two (Sept. 10) – Jonathan Keller (North Greenville)
Week Three (Sept. 17) – Austin Thompson (Lees McRae)