FREDERICKSBURG, Va. --- Fall sports are now underway with cross country competing in its first races of the fall this past weekend. Weekly honors were awarded to (pictured, left-to-right) Mike Myers from Southern Virginia men's cross country and Monica Lannen from Christopher Newport women's cross country.
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CAC Players of the Week
Aug. 31 - Sept. 2
MEN'S CROSS COUNTRY
Mike Myers | Southern Virginia | Jr.
Medford, Ore. | South Medford
Myers opened the year by winning on the XC opener at Mary Washington with a time of 15:20, defeating the second-place finisher by more than four seconds. He improved his time at the same race last year by 1:16.
WOMEN'S CROSS COUNTRY
Monica Lannen | Christopher Newport | Jr.
Reston, Va. | South Lakes
Lannen kicked off the 2018 season with a victory in the 4k during the Mary Washington Opener on Friday. During the race, she posted a time of 15:11.6, which topped the next closest competitor by over 15 seconds. Guided by those efforts, Christopher Newport eventually secured the team title with a score of 28.