COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Fresno State Elena Miezava was named Mountain West’s female cross country athlete of the week, while Utah State Marc Crandall was selected as the men’s cross country athlete of the week. state of utah Emma Thornley and Garrett woodhouse were named the MW freshmen of the week.
FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
ELENA MIEZAVA, STATE OF FRESNO
Junior, Riga, Lativa
- Was fifth at the UCR Invitational, crossing the finish line with a time of 20: 35.8 in the 6 km race.
- Mark ranks third in Fresno state history and erased 30 seconds from his previous 6 km time.
FRESHMAN WOMAN OF THE WEEK
EMMA THORNLEY, STATE OF UTAH
Layton, Utah / Layton HS
- Top Aggie finisher at the Montana State Classic, placing fourth with a 5 km time of 16: 33.40.
- Helped Utah State take first tag team spot.
MEN ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
MARK CRANDALL, STATE OF UTAH
Senior, Shelley, Idaho / Shelley HS
- Was second at Montana State Classic, clocking 8 km in 24: 25.40.
- Helped the Aggies to finish first as a team.
FRESHMAN MEN ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
GARRETT WOODHOUSE, STATE OF UTAH
Fairfax, Virginia / Oakton HS
- Ranked 14th at the Montana State Classic, clocking an 8 km time of 25: 12.00.
- Helped the Aggies to finish in first place in the team.