LakePoint, Ga. - For the second-straight week, Lipscomb's Courtney Brenner collected the ASUN Conference Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week honor after finishing first in her weekend race.
At the Stan Sims Invitational 5K, Brenner crossed the finish line in 17:25.1 for her second meet win of the season after winning the Belmont Opener last week. The sophomore from Wrightwood, Calif., bested the field 51 seconds squaring off against two ASUN teams (Kennesaw State and Lipscomb) as well as Georgia State and Jacksonville State. She improved upon her season-opening time by 15.5 seconds, while posting the fastest time in the conference this week by 18 seconds. Brenner and the Bisons head to the Commodore Invite this coming weekend in Nashville, Tenn.
ASUN Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week - Sept. 13th
Courtney Brenner, Lipscomb
Sophomore | Wrightwood, Calif. | Nutrition
- Second Career ASUN Conference Runner of the Week Award; 20th all-time for Lipscomb
- Won her second individual meet title of 2017 in as many races
- Crossed the finish line in 17:25.1; 15.5 seconds faster than her time last week
- Beat the rest of the field by nearly 51 seconds; best time in ASUN this week by 18 seconds
- Led the Bisons to a first-place finish, ahead of fellow ASUN sides KSU and Stetson
- Heads to Commodore Invite in Nashville, Tenn. this coming Saturday
Others Nominees: Caitlyn Farrell, Kennesaw State; Eden Meyer, North Florida; Meggie Schneider, Stetson.
|Date||Women's Runner of the Week||Men's Runner of the Week|
|Sep. 6th||Courtney Brenner, Lipscomb||Blake Brancato, NJIT|
|Sept. 13th||Courtney Brenner, Lipscomb||Noah Perkins, North Florida|