ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Jose Diaz of Reinhardt and Hannah Rhodes of Tennessee Wesleyan are the Appalachian Athletic Conference (AAC) Men's and Women's Cross Country Runners of the Week, the league announced Monday.

This is the first edition of the weekly honors for the 2017 season. The next set of awards will be announced on Sept. 11.

AAC Men's Runner of the Week

Jose Diaz - Reinhardt - Jr. - Commerce, Ga.

  • Placed first individually at the Reinhardt Invitational.
  • Recorded a time of 19:50 in the 6K race.
  • Took 38 seconds off the course record.
  • Helped Reinhardt to the team title as well.
  • This is his first weekly honor this season.


AAC Women's Runner of the Week

Hannah Rhodes - Tennessee Wesleyan - Sr. - Greeneville, Tenn.

  • Placed first individually at the Reinhardt Invitational.
  • Posted a time of 15:16 in the 4K race.
  • Led Tennessee Wesleyan to a first-place team finish.
  • This is her first weekly award this season.
     
Cross Country Runners of the Week
DateMen's (School)Women's (School)
Sept. 4Jose Diaz (Reinhardt)Hannah Rhodes (Tennessee Wesleyan)