Negri, Borchers, Borger, O'Flaherty Take Home A-10 Cross Country Weekly Awards
NEWPORT NEWS, Va.— Dayton’s Chris Negri and Emily Borchers were named the Atlantic 10 Conference Men’s & Women’s Cross Country Performers of the Week, respectively, the league announced Tuesday. Richmond’s Peter Borger and George Mason’s Síobhra O'Flaherty were named the Men’s & Women’s Rookies of the Week, respectively. The awards were based off performances from meets held Sept. 24-30.
Negri, a senior from Warren, N.J., led the Flyers to a sixth-place team finish at the Notre Dame Joe Piane Invitational with a time of 24:20.6 (5-mile). His 16th-place finish helped lead Dayton past numerous regionally ranked opponents.
Borchers, a senior from Russia, Ohio, broke the program record in the 5K with a time of 17:16.9 at the Notre Dame Joe Piane Invitational.
Borger, a freshman from Malvern, Pa., recorded a time of 25:24 (8K) at the Paul Short Invitational and was ranked in the top 15 among freshman competing in the meet.
O’Flaherty, a freshman from Carlow, Ireland, placed second in her first collegiate race at the Mason Invitational on Saturday with a time of 21:58.1 (6K).