ATLANTA, Ga. - A dominant performance from Liberty's Adelyn Ackley earned her both the ASUN Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week and Freshman of the Week accolades it was announced Wednesday by the league office.
Women's Cross Country Runner & Freshman of the Week
Adelyn Ackley, Liberty
Freshman | Mears, Mich.
- Victorious in her collegiate debut at Friday's Liberty Challenge
- Her 4K time of 14:08 won the women's race by 1:08
- The 39-member racing field included opponents from Virginia, VMI and Lynchburg
- First Liberty freshman to win her collegiate cross country debut race since Ednah Kurgat in 2015
- The Flames next compete in the FGCU Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 7th
Other Nominees for Runner of the Week: Katie Meyer, Kennesaw State; Phoebe Moon, North Alabama; Grace Gumpel, North Florida.
Other Nominee for Freshman of the Week: Hope Thornton, Kennesaw State.
2019 Season Award Winners
Sept. 4th | Runner: Adelyn Ackley, Liberty; Freshman: Adelyn Ackley, Liberty