CIAA Cross Country Runners and Coaches of the Week #1

CIAA Cross Country Runners and Coaches of the Week #1

 

 

For all contests between September 1 - 10, 2017.

 

Women's Runner of the Week

Ojai Brooks, Winston-Salem State

(Fr. - Charlotte, NC)

 

Brooks had a great performance for the Rams when she placed first at the Virginia State Fall Opener women's 5K run. She held on for a three-second win with a 19:35.52 at the meet.

 

Date Host Institution/Meet Name Field Size (# individuals) Time Race Distance Place Finish Field Size (# teams) Team Score Team Place Finish
9/8/17 Virginia State Fall Opener 53 19:35.52 5K 1st 7 46 1st

 

 


 

Men's Runner of the Week

Mike Lagat, Shaw

(Fr. - Eldoret, Kenya)

 

Freshman runner Mike Lagat (Eldoret, Kenya) of the Shaw University men's cross country team ran a time of 26:11.4 for first place in the men's 8k race at the Virginia State University opener Friday, Sept. 8.

 

Date Host Institution/Meet Name Field Size (# individuals) Time Race Distance Place Finish Field Size (# teams) Team Score Team Place Finish
9-8-17 VSU Opener 93 26:11.4 8k 1st 8 121 5th

 


 

Women's Coach of the Week

Winston Morris, Winston-Salem State

 

Head Coach Morris led the Rams women's team to a first place finish at the Virginia Fall Opener. The Rams held on for a one-point first place win with 46 points at the meet. The Rams placed a pair of top five finishes with the overall winner and a fifth-place finish. The Rams also had three more runners finish in the top 20 as well. 

 

 

 


 

Men's Coach of the Week

Wilbert Johnson, Virginia State

 

Head Coach Wilbert Johnson created a new pattern for the CIAA men's cross country season by leading the VSU Trojans to a 1st place win at their fall home opener.

 

 

 


WEEKS #1 & #2 RESULTS

DATE

EVENT

TEAM

FINISH

MEET RESULTS

Sept. 1 Eagles XC Challenge VUU - Women N/A
  Eagles XC Challenge VUU - Men 2nd
Sept. 2 Wilmington University Invitational LU - Women 5th
  Catawba Chick - Fil - A XC Meet LC - Women 9th
  Catawba Chick - Fil - A XC Meet SAU - Women 13th
  Catawba Chick - Fil - A XC Meet CU - Women N/A
  Colonial States Athletic Conference Champ Preview Meet LU - Women 9th
  Catawba Chick - Fil - A XC Meet WSSU - Women 8th
  Colonial States Athletic Conference Champ Preview Meet LU-Men 7th
  Catawba Chick - Fil - A XC Meet LC - Men 10th
  Catawba Chick - Fil - A XC Meet SAU - Men 11th
  Catawba Chick - Fil - A XC Meet CU - Men 9th
  Catawba Chick - Fil - A XC Meet WSSU - Men 13th
Sept. 8 VSU Fall Opener SAU - Women N/A
  VSU Fall Opener CU - Women 7th
  VSU Invitational VUU - Women 4th
  VSU Fall Opener VSU - Women 3rd
  VSU Fall Opener FSU - Women 2nd
  VSU Fall Opener WSSU - Women 1st
  VSU Fall Opener ECSU - Women 5th
  VSU Fall Opener SU - Women 6th
  ECSU vs. Shaw, Fayetteville Tri Meet FSU - Women 1st
  ECSU vs. Shaw, Fayetteville Tri Meet ECSU - Women 2nd
  ECSU vs. Shaw, Fayetteville Tri Meet SU - Women 3rd
  VSU Fall Opener SAU - Men 6th
  VSU Fall Opener SU - Men 5th
  VSU Fall Opener CU - Men 2nd
  VSU Fall Opener VUU - Men 3rd
  VSU Fall Opener VSU - Men 1st
  VSU Fall Opener FSU - Men 7th
  VSU Fall Opener ECSU - Men 4th
  VSU Fall Opener WSSU - Men 8th
Sept. 9 Philadelphia Metro Champs LU - Women 9th
  Salty Dog Invitational BSU - Women 8th
  Navy XC Invitational BSU - Men N/A
  Philadelphia Metro Champs LU - Men 7th

UPCOMING SCHEDULE

Sept. 15 Adidas XC Challenge SU - Women
  Adidas XC Challenge FSU - Women
  Adidas XC Challenge SU - Men
  Adidas XC Challenge FSU - Men
Sept. 16 Maryland Eastern Shore BSU - Women
  Winthrop/Adidas Invitational JCSU - Women
  Delaware Invitational LU - Women
  Lock Haven BSU - Men
  Wintrhop/Adidas Invitational JCSU-Men
  Delaware Invitational LU-Men


YARDS PER GAME#W STANBACK 
Virginia Union136.2T Hurse 
Winston-Salem State123.8T LEE 
Chowan113.0K Bellamy 
Virginia State94.5S Green 
Fayetteville State87.2Complete leaders