By Colbi Howser, Communications and Sports Information Intern
KANSAS CITY, Mo – Hannah Segrave of Milligan (Tenn.) has been named NAIA National Women’s Cross Country Runner of the Week, the national office announced Wednesday. Segrave was selected based on her performance from Oct. 19-25 and was chosen out of a pool of conference runner of the week selections.
National Runner of the Week
Hannah Segrave, Milligan (Tenn.)
Jr., Middlesbrough, UK
• Broke Milligan school record and USC Beaufort’s course record after finishing first out of 264 runners with a 17:15 5K in the Sand Shark Invitational on Oct. 24 in Hardeeville, S.C.
• New school record broke the previous mark set by 2003 NAIA Indoor Track 5k National Champion Marta Zimon (17:49).
• Received the Appalachian Athletic Conference Runner of the Week award four times this season, becoming the first Milligan runner to win the award more than three times in a season.
• This is her first career national runner of the week award.
Nominees: Kristen Garwood, Hannibal-LaGrange (Mo.); Emily Erdman, Lindenwood-Belleville (Ill.); Kaitlyn Winter, Missouri Baptist; Sarah Pollmann, St. Louis Pharmacy (Mo.); Emily Shutlz, Columbia (Mo.); Cindy Reed, Oregon Tech; Ellie Willging, Saint Xavier (Ill.); Sarah Ray, Olivet Nazarene (Ill.); Ashlee Knott, St. Francis (Ill.); Alex Berends, Taylor (Ind.); Angel Osladil, Indiana Wesleyan; Annie Winkler, Mount Vernon Nazarene (Ohio); Leah Esposito, Carroll (Mont.); Keisha Stensby, Rocky Mountain (Mont.); Alisa Murray, Biola (Calif.); Karis Frankian, The Master's (Calif.); Marissa DeWispelare, Doane (Neb.); Kayla Byl, Dordt (Iowa); Tiffany Shepherd, Morningside (Iowa); Katherine Dillard, Benedictine (Kan.); Addison Kepner, William Penn (Iowa); Emily Nealley, Central Methodist (Mo.); Liz Mosbach, Mount Mercy (Iowa); Lindsey Meng, Saint Mary (Kan.); Jordan Calderwood, Ottawa (Kan.); Kelsey Buffum, Southwestern (Kan.); Lindsey Meng, Saint Mary (Kan.); Katie Guarnaccia, Point Park (Pa.); Ivy Aleshire, WVU Tech; Morgan Stanley, Indiana East; Nikki Coffey, Lindsey Wilson (Ky.); Sarah Biehl, Shawnee State (Ohio); Madison Peace, Cumberlands (Ky.); Cora Atkinson, Life (Ga.); Samantha VanHeuveln, Jamestown (N.D.); Sarah Gibson, Viterbo (Wis.); Austyn Copp, Dickinson State (N.D.); Jazmine Garcia, Our Lady of the Lake (Texas); Gabrielle Arsiaga, Southwest (N.M.); Michaela Werner, Oklahoma City; Leah Gaytan, Texas Wesleyan; Destiny Garza, SAGU (Texas); Jemeli Jackline, Wayland Baptist (Texas); Emily Poole, Dalton State (Ga.); Betsy Douglas, USC Beaufort (S.C.); Lotti Zeiler, SCAD Savannah (Ga.); Michaela Elmer, Ave Maria (Fla.); Amanda Penton, St. Thomas (Fla.); Roxanna Caballero, Warner (Fla.); Megan Fitzgerald, Southeastern (Fla.); Molly Peregrine, Aquinas (Mich.); Kaylyn Weisenburger, Lourdes (Ohio); Kerigan Riley, Indiana Tech
2015-16 Women's Cross Country Composite Award Winners
Week 1 (Sept. 09): Rachel Cundy, Lewis-Clark State (Idaho)
Week 2 (Sept. 16): Alex Berends, Taylor (Ind.)
Week 3 (Sept. 23): Kellian Hunt, Biola (Calif.)
Week 4 (Sept. 30): Kristen Garwood, Hannibal-LaGrange (Mo.)
Week 5 (Oct. 07): Alyssa Harmon, Northwest Christian (Ore.)
Week 6 (Oct. 14): Kayla Byl, Dordt (Iowa)
Week 7 (Oct. 21): Kellian Hunt, Biola (Calif.)
Week 8 (Oct. 28): Hannah Segrave, Milligan (Tenn.)