ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Andy Roof of Montreat and Mackenzie Patten of Milligan are the Appalachian Athletic Conference Men's and Women's Cross Country Runners of the Week, the league announced Monday.
This is the first award for either Roof or Patten this season.
Roof, a sophomore from Irmo, S.C., posted a personal best over the weekend when he placed 52nd out of 182 runners at the Royal Cross Country Challenge. Roof completed the 8K race in 26:27.
To view his stats on the week, click here.
Patten, a sophomore from Kingsport, Tenn., led the Buffaloes to a ninth-place team finish at the Blue Ridge Open, which was the highest non-NCAA D-I. Patten ran a time of 19:49 to place in 60th overall.
To view her stats on the week, click here.
|Dates||Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week (School)|
|Sept. 10||Zach Tyler (Point)|
|Sept. 17||Anthony Simpson (Bryan)|
|Sept. 24||Ryan Gehman (Montreat)|
|Oct. 1||Joel Johnston (Bryan)|
|Oct. 8||Joseph Mullen (Tennessee Wesleyan)|
|Oct. 15||Andy Roof (Montreat)|
|Dates||Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week (School)|
|Sept. 10||Paola Gonzalez (Point)|
|Sept. 17||Shelby Harp (Union)|
|Sept. 24||Meagan Wright (Milligan)|
|Oct. 1||Victoria Yates (Bryan)|
|Oct. 8||Robbiccaa Williams (Tennessee Wesleyan)|
|Oct. 15||Mackenzie Patten (Milligan)|