Lewis-Graham, Daigle Honored With Cross Country Weekly Awards

first_imgHonorable Mention: Grant O’Callaghan, Southeastern Louisiana; Kevin Kipkosgei, Abilene Christian; Daniel Saina, McNeese. Southland weekly award winners are nominated and voted upon by each school’s sports information director. Voting for one’s own athletes is not permitted. To earn honorable mention, a student-athlete must appear on 25 percent of ballots. Honorable Mention: Isabella Hudson, Northwestern State; Carnley Graham, Abilene Christian; Alissa Lander, McNeese. Women’s Athlete of the Week: Sophie Daigle, Southeastern Louisiana – So. – Donaldsonville, La.Daigle finished second among a 57-women field at the LSU Invitational in Baton Rouge, La. The sophomore from Donaldsonville, La., ran the three-mile meet with a time of 18:13.29 to a pace a Southeastern team that finished second. The top-10 placement is her second in as many races after finishing seventh at the McNeese Invitational. SLU is back at it Saturday in College Station at the Texas A&M Invitational.center_img Men’s Athlete of the Week: Brandon Lewis-Graham, Northwestern State – Sr. – Ruston, La.Running in his hometown and at his former school, Lewis-Graham claimed victory in the four-mile run with a time of 20:28.5 at the Louisiana Tech Mook Duals in Ruston, La. The first-place finish paced a NSU squad that finished second overall. The Demons have this week off before heading to Lake Charles for the McNeese Cowboys Stampede on Sept. 29 FRISCO, Texas – Northwestern State’s Brandon Lewis-Graham and Southeastern Louisiana’s Sophie Daigle are the Southland Conference Cross Country Athletes of the Week, the league announced Tuesday. All weekly awards are presented by MidSouth Bank.last_img

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