Courtesy: Atlantic 10 Conference

Danielson, Vernot, Kedir, Alex Named A-10 Cross Country Weekly Award Winners

By Atlantic 10 Conference

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va.— Dayton’s Spencer Danielson and Taylor Vernot were named the Atlantic 10 Conference Men’s & Women’s Cross Country Performers of the Week, respectively, the league announced Tuesday.  La Salle’s Ibrahim Kedir and Fordham’s Bridget Alexwere named the Men’s & Women’s Rookies of the Week, respectively. The awards were based off performances from meets held Sept. 10-16.


Danielson, a senior from Terre Haute, Ind., led the Flyers to a second-place finish at the National Catholic Invitational hosted by Notre Dame. He recorded a fifth-place overall finish with a time of 25:03.34 (5-mile) and was one of three Flyers to finish in the top 10 of the field.


Vernot, a senior from Wauseon, Ohio, finished in fifth-place with a time of 17:39.82 (5K) to lead the Flyers. Her performance helped lead Dayton to a second-place team finish behind only host and nationally ranked Notre Dame.


Kedir, a freshman from Toronto, Ontario, finished 11thout of 137 runners at the Iona Meet of Champions with a time of 25:41.7 (8K) in his second career collegiate meet.


Alex, a freshman from Hollywood, Fla., recorded her first career win at the NYIT Invitational with a time of 18:05.98 (5K).

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