Women’s Cross Country Sweeps Patriot League Weekly Awards
The Army West Point Women’s Cross Country program swept the Patriot League weekly awards. Georgia Jones was named the Patriot League Female Runner of the Week and Maryanna Wehrle was tabbed as the Patriot League Female Rookie of the Week.
Army competed at the Coast-To-Coast Battle in Beantown, one of the nation's top collegiate cross country invitationals, on September 24. The 22-team field included No. 13 North Carolina, No. 22 UConn, and several teams receiving votes in the latest USTFCCCA national poll.
Jones finished with a time of 17:37 to lead the Black Knights and placed 22nd overall. Jones also bested her collegiate best time in the 5K which was set in the season opener (17:55.1). Maryanna Wehrle had the second fastest time on the team at the Battle in Beantown. Wehrle set a collegiate personal-record in the 5K with a time of 18:48.5.
The Black Knights moved up one spot to 14th in this week's USTFCCCA Northeast Rankings. Read more.