Mount Olive's Craig Named Conference Carolinas Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week

HIGH POINT, N.C.University of Mount Olive's Adam Craig has been named the Conference Carolinas Men’s Cross Country Runner of the Week for meets ran during the week of Sept. 4-10, the Conference announced today.

Craig, a senior from Lauder, Scotland, posted a runner-up finish at the Furman XC Classic hosted by Furman University. In his season debut, Craig broke his own UMO men's 8k record by finishing the race in 23:57.6, which was nearly two seconds faster than his previous record of 23:59. Craig's performance would pace the Trojans to a second-place team finish behind host Furman.


Also nominated for Men’s Cross Country Runner of the Week: James Russell Ballowe (King), Ben Sessions (North Greenville) and Antonio Williams-Maybin (Limestone)


2017 Men’s Cross Country Runners of the Week
Week One (Sept. 5) – Sam Lynch (Belmont Abbey)
Week Two (Sept. 12) – Adam Craig (Mount Olive)