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    SEC Cross Country Athletes of the Week

    SEC Cross Country Athletes of the Week (Oct. 1, 2013)

    Men’s Runner of the Week: Ty McCormack, Auburn
    • Placed third at the highly competitive Virginia/Panorama Farms Invitational this past weekend and was Auburn’s top individual finisher for the third consecutive race.
    • Currently holds the SEC’s top men’s 8K time this season at 23:50.78, which also is his Auburn personal-best.
    • Helped Auburn finish fifth in team standings vs. a difficult field that included two nationally ranked teams and 11 of 13 teams that were ranked regionally.

    Women’s Runner of the Week: Michaela Quinn, Ole Miss
    • In her collegiate debut, turned in a seventh-place individual finish at the Virginia/Panorama Farms Invitational to lead Ole Miss to a fifth-place team finish.
    • Ran a 17:11.9, which currently ranks as the fourth-best 5K in the SEC this year and best by an SEC freshman.
    • Finished first among SEC runners in Virginia and second among all freshmen at the meet.
    • Placed seventh amidst a highly competitive field of 117 runners.

    Men’s Freshman Runner of the Week: Carlos Miranda, Florida
    • Won the FLRunners.com Invitational, the first collegiate victory of his career at Florida.
    • Ran a personal-best mark of 15:17.60, topping his time of 15:32.14 from Florida’s season-opening Western Carolina Invitational.
    • Led his team to its third team title in as many meets so far this season.
    • Has now scored for UF as a freshman in each of Florida’s three races this season.
    • Currently holds the SEC’s fourth-fastest 5K time this season and the best by a freshman.

    Women’s Freshman Runner of the Week: Michaela Quinn, Ole Miss
    • In her collegiate debut, turned in a seventh-place individual finish at the Virginia/Panorama Farms Invitational to lead Ole Miss to a fifth-place team finish.
    • Ran a 17:11.9, which currently ranks as the fourth-best 5K in the SEC this year and best by an SEC freshman.
    • Finished first among SEC runners in Virginia and second among all freshmen at the meet.
    • Placed seventh amidst a highly competitive field of 117 runners.