SEC Cross Country Athletes of the Week (Oct. 22, 2013)
Men’s Runner of the Week: Kemoy Campbell, Arkansas
• Led from start to finish at the prestigious Wisconsin adidas Invitational to win the race in a time of 23:12.00.
• Set the SEC’s top 8K time this season at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational, taking home the event title against a decorated field.
• Helped the Razorbacks finish seventh as a team in a field that featured 20 of the top 30 teams in the USTFCCCA poll, including five of the top-10.
• Was an honorable mention selection for the USTFCCCA’s National Athlete of the Week.
Women’s Runner of the Week: Grace Heymsfield, Arkansas
• The top SEC finisher at the prestigious Wisconsin adidas Invitational, placing sixth overall in the race in a time of 19:56.
• Currently holds the top women’s 6K time in the SEC this season, set this past weekend.
• Helped Arkansas to a second-place finish among the decorated field that included 18 of the nation’s top-30 teams. Helped the Razorbacks defeat the No. 1, No. 4 and No. 7 teams in the country.
Men’s Freshman Runner of the Week: T.J. Carey, Missouri
• Was the top SEC freshman finisher at the prestigious Wisconsin adidas Invitational, placing 152nd overall in a time of 24:40.
• Carey’s collegiate-best 8K time of 24:40 is the fastest for a freshman in the SEC this season.
• Is three-for-three in scoring for the Tigers during his inaugural campaign.
• Placed fourth overall for his Missouri squad at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational.
Women’s Freshman Runner of the Week: Michaela Quinn, Ole Miss
• Competing in just her second collegiate race, turned in an impressive 17th-place performance out of 340 runners at the NCAA Pre-National Invitational in Terre Haute, Ind., leading the Ole Miss women to a 12th-place finish as a team in the elite-level blue race.
• Ran the 6K course in 20:33.95, becoming just the third Ole Miss woman to ever break 21 minutes over that distance.
• Averaged a 5:30 mile over the 6K course, finishing second among SEC runners and first among SEC freshmen, while placing third among all freshmen in the meet.
• Currently holds the fastest 6K time by an SEC freshman this season and the seventh-fastest overall.