Cross-country sweeps conference runner of the week awards
Isaac Martinez (SO/Weslaco, Texas) was named the Red River Athletic Conference (RRAC) Men’s Cross Country Runner of the Week for Jan. 25-31, while OLLU’s Lindsey Broussard (SO/Kingwood, Texas) was selected as the RRAC Women’s Runner of the Week award for the same dates. This is the first set of cross country awards for the 2020 season. Martinez placed 28th in a field of 50 runners at the University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) Invitational, an 8K race that included runners from NCAA Division I, II, and III. The sophomore from Weslaco, Texas, led the Saints with a time of 26:28.
Broussard set a personal best in the women’s event at the UIW Invitational. After not racing for a year, the sophomore from Kingwood, Texas, was the lone OLLU runner in the field and posted a time of 25:29 in the 6K distance. Broussard finished 50th in a field of 56.