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)