KANSAS CITY, MO. – Noah Oberriter of Southern Oregon has been named the NAIA National Men’s Cross Country Runner of the Week, the national office announced Wednesday. Oberriter was selected for his performance from Oct. 8 – Oct. 14 and was selected out of a pool of conference/association of independent institutions award winners.
NAIA Men’s Cross Country Runner of the Week
Noah Oberriter, Southern Oregon
SR, Truckee, Calif.
• Oberriter placed second out of 136 runners
• The senior ran a time of 24:11
• Oberriter helped the Raiders to an overall team win in the Lewis & Clark Invitational
For the complete runner of the week calendar, click here.
Nominees: Schuyler Ogden, William Woods (Mo.) ; Nathan Rose, Hannibal-LaGrange (Mo.) ; Dax Willette, SCAD Atlanta (Ga.) ; Jackson Helfrich, Reinhardt (Ga.) ; Thomas Morrell III, Eastern Oregon ; Wesley Meyer, Olivet Nazarene (Ill.) ; Justis Paul, Mount Vernon Nazarene (Ohio) ; Cole Olsen, Lewis-Clark State (Idaho) ; Jackson Duffey, Rocky Mountain (Mont.) ; Jordan Ashmore, Xavier (La.) ; Santerris Booker, Philander Smith (Ark.) ; Darius Kennedy, Tougaloo (Miss.) ; Elijah Jobe, Dillard (La.) ; Alex Arechavaleta, Grand View (Iowa) ; Jesse Madalena, Haskell (Kan.) ; Matthew Roth, Avila (Mo.) ; Seth Farmer, Shawnee State (Ohio) ; Jorge Pichardo, Viterbo (Wis.) ; Cole Dudley, Indiana East (Ind.) ; Ethan Dubbels, IU Kokomo (Ind.) ; Walter Ramsey, Loyola (La.) ; Cooper Herrington, William Carey (Miss.) ; Braden Hardy, Blue Mountain (Miss.) ; Sean Trainor, Webber International (Fla.) ; George Kimutai, St. Thomas (Fla.) ; Ryan Exell, Michigan-Dearborn ; Lane Trapp, Lourdes (Ohio)
2018-19 Men's Cross Country Composite Award Winners
Week 1 (September 05): Jonny Handel, Lewis-Clark State (Idaho)
Week 2 (September 12): Tony Floyd, Madonna (Mich.)
Week 3 (September 19): Cole Olsen, Lewis-Clark State (Idaho)
Week 4 (September 26): Oscar Kipkoros, Oklahoma City
Week 5 (October 03): Jesse Saxton, Indiana Wesleyan
Week 6 (October 10): Colin De Young, Cornerstone (Mich.)
Week 7 (October 17): Noah Oberriter, Southern Oregon