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

HIGH POINT, N.C.University of Mount Olive's Jonathan Dahlke has been named the Conference Carolinas Men’s Cross Country Runner of the Week for meets ran during the week of Sept. 25 - Oct. 1, the Conference announced today. This marks UMO's second ROTW honor this season.

A senior from Cologne, Germany, Dahlke clocked a top 10 finish at the Paul Short Invitational hosted by Lehigh University. Dahlke's 8K time of 23:46 placed him in seventh-place overall, while also breaking teammate Adam Craig's old 8K record of 23:57.


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


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)
Week Four (Sept. 26) – Will Kennedy (Limestone)
Week Five (Oct. 3) –  Jonathan Dahlke (Mount Olive)