Lees-McRae's Thompson Named Conference Carolinas Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week

HIGH POINT, N.C.Lees-McRae College's Austin Thompson has been named the Conference Carolinas Men’s Cross Country Runner of the Week for meets ran during the week of Sept. 11-17, the Conference announced today.

A junior from Cleveland, Ga, Thompson posted a top 25 time for the Bobcats at the Mountain to Sea Duals hosted by Appalachian State University. Thompson ran the 8k event in 26:58.48 and notched a 25th-place finish with the performance.


Also nominated for Men’s Cross Country Runner of the Week: James Russell Ballowe (King) and Evan Lee (Barton)


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)
Week Three (Sept. 19) – Austin Thompson (Lees-McRae)