BenU's Roberts, CUC's McNamara Capture NACC Weekly Cross Country Honors

Benedictine senior Emma Roberts and Concordia Chicago senior Thomas McNamara have been named the NACC Cross Country Student-Athletes of the Week for the week of Oct. 14-20, 2019.
Benedictine senior Emma Roberts and Concordia Chicago senior Thomas McNamara have been named the NACC Cross Country Student-Athletes of the Week for the week of Oct. 14-20, 2019.

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (naccsports.org) --- Benedictine University senior Emma Roberts (Sandwich, Ill.) and Concordia University Chicago senior Thomas McNamara (Foristell, Mo.) have been named the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference (NACC) Cross Country Student-Athletes of the Week for the week of Oct. 14-20, 2019, as selected by the league's sports information directors.


NACC Women's Cross Country Student-Athlete of the Week

Emma Roberts, Benedictine University

Roberts finished 11th among collegiate runners and 13th overall at the UW-Oshkosh Kollege Town Sports Invitational. She covered the 6-kilometer course at Lake Breeze Golf Course, site of this year's NCAA Division III Midwest Region meet, in a time of 22:29.5.

This is Roberts' third NACC weekly honor this season.


NACC Men's Cross Country Student-Athlete of the Week

Thomas McNamara, Concordia University Chicago

McNamara finished 85th of 452 runners at the UW-Oshkosh Kollege Town Sports Invitational. He posted a personal-best 8-kilometer time of 26:16.6, three seconds better than his previous PR time set at last year's NACC Championships. McNamara was the first NACC runner across the line at Lake Breeze Golf Course, site of this year's NCAA Midwest Regional, and had the fasted time of any NACC runner last weekend. The time is also the sixth-fastest 8K time in CUC men's history.

This is McNamara's third NACC weekly honor this season.

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NACC Cross Country Student-Athletes of the Week

Week
Ending
Female Male
Sept. 1 Molly Cullinane, Concordia Chicago Marcos Garcia, Benedictine
Sept. 8 LaNea Bartel, Concordia Wisconsin Ryan Teigen, Concordia Wisconsin
Sept. 15 Clara Berning, Edgewood Jesse Lambrecht, MSOE
Sept. 22 Emma Roberts, Benedictine Marcos Garcia, Benedictine
Sept. 29 Molly Cullinane, Concordia Chicago Thomas McNamara, Concordia Chicago
Oct. 6 Molly Cullinane, Concordia Chicago Thomas McNamara, Concordia Chicago
Oct. 13 Emma Roberts, Benedictine Ellison Smith, Benedictine
Oct. 20 Emma Roberts, Benedictine Thomas McNamara, Concordia Chicago

 


Last Week's Results

Date Teams/Event Time Score Links
Sat., Oct. 19 at UW-Oshkosh KollegeTown Invitational -- Lake Breeze G.C., Winneconne, Wis.
  Aurora, Benedictine, CUC, CUW, Dominican, Illinois Tech, MSOE, Rockford
  at Wisconsin Private College Invitational -- Colburn Park, Green Bay, Wis.
  Alverno, Edgewood, Lakeland, Marian, WLC
  at Oberlin College Inter-Regional Rumble -- Oberlin, Ohio
  Edgewood


This Week's Schedule

Date Teams/Event Time Score Links
Sat., Nov. 02 at NACC Championships -- Greenfield Park, West Allis, Wis. (WLC, host)
  All NACC schools