FREDERICKSBURG, Va. -- Salisbury senior Alison Schwartz was named the CAC Women's Cross Country Athlete of the Week for Oct. 3, 2017.
Athlete of the Week
Alison Schwartz | Salisbury | Sr.
Phoenix, Md. | Dulaney
Salisbury senior Alison Schwartz was named the CAC Athlete of the Week after placing sixth at the Don Cathcart Invitational on Saturday. Schwartz raced to a time of 22:21.08 in the 6k run, averaging a pace of 5:59.7 per mile to finish third among Division III runners. Schwartz's efforts helped the Sea Gulls to a second-place team finish in a field of 11 teams. It was her second top-10 placing of the season.
WEEKLY HONOR ROLL (10/3)
CHRISTOPHER NEWPORT: Jessica Lee, So., Annandale, Va./W.T. Woodson
FROSTBURG STATE: Michala Garrison, So., Cumberland, Md./Fort Hill
MARY WASHINGTON: Maggie Larkin, Fr., Fairfax, Va./Robinson
MARYMOUNT: Denise Gallant, Jr., Woodbridge, Va./St. John Paul the Great Catholic
ST. MARY'S: Lindsey Stevenson, Fr., Bel Air, Md./C. Milton Wright
WESLEY: Elizsha Streeter, Sr., Hagerstown, Md./South Hagerstown
NOTES AROUND THE CONFERENCE
Nine CAC teams were in action last week, while York was idle ... Jessica Lee led Christopher Newport during the 44th Annual Paul Short Run at Lehigh, finishing 81st overall in the 6k with a time of 23:04. That clocking marked the second-fastest 6k time of her career and the finest so far this year ... Michala Garrison was Frostburg State's top finisher as it hosted the Bobcat Invitational, capturing 12th place in a 63-runner field in 28:01. Freshman Kyra Badrian and sophomore Lauren Halvorson took 21st and 22nd, respectively, for the Bobcats.. Badrian crossed the finish line in 28:39, while Halvorson clocked in at 28:42 ... Mary Washington freshman Maggie Larkin led UMW's women at Dickinson, finishing 25th in the 6K race at 23:49 ... Marymount junior Denise Gallant collected her fourth-straight top-nine finish on Saturday, being the top CAC finisher at the Bobcat Invitational at Frostburg with a fifth-place time of 26:00.32 in the 6K event. Gallant has been the top finisher in all four races for the Saints this season, taking ninth twice, sixth, and Saturday's fifth place is the highest she has finished thus far ... St. Mary's freshman Lindsey Stevenson broke the school record with a time of 22:57 at Don Cathcart Invitational at Salisbury ... Wesley senior Elizsha Streeter finished the women's 6k at Salisbury's Don Cathcart Invitational in 26:39.23 to place 57th.
2017 CAC ATHLETES OF THE WEEK
|9/6||Jessica Lee, CNU|
|9/12||Denise Gallant, MU|
|9/19||Liana Foianini, SAL|
|9/26||Morgan Bingham, SVU|
|10/3||Alison Schwartz, SAL|