NAIA Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week - No. 3
By Lexi Naegele, Athletic Communications & Media Intern
KANSAS CITY, MO. – Lydia Wilson of Montreat (N.C .) has been named the NAIA National Women’s Cross Country Runner of the Week, the national office announced Wednesday. Wilson was selected for his performance from Sept. 10 – Sept. 17 and was selected out of a pool of conference/association of independent institutions award winners.
NAIA Women’s Cross Country Runner of the Week
Lydia Wilson, Montreat (N.C.)
SO, Smithfield, VA
• Wilson set a PR with a time of 18:31
• Finished six out of 66 runners at the Lenoir-Rhyne XC Invitational
• Wilson was the top small college finisher
For the complete runner of the week calendar, click here.
Nominees: Shelby Kallem, Hannibal-LaGrange (Mo.) ; Pia Von Keutz, Columbia (Mo.) ; Holly Johnston, St. Louis Pharmacy (Mo.) ; Becca Starrett, Missouri Baptist ; Ivie Nobles, Truett-McConnell (Ga.) ; Sophie Davis, Reinhardt (Ga.) ; Karina Martinez, UC Merced ; Ashley Plumb, St. Ambrose (Iowa) ; Grace Dwyer, Calumet (Ind.) ; Grace Maletich, Saint Xavier (Ill.) ; Emma Jankowski, Bethel (Ind.) ; Samantha Mundel, Carroll (Mont.) ; Emily Adams, Lewis-Clark State (Idaho) ; Heidi Hennings, Hastings (Neb.) ; Jermani Thompson, Tougaloo (Miss.) ; Maliya Vaughan, Xavier (La.) ; Julia Zurek, Peru State (Neb.) ; Angela Klukken, Indiana Northwest (Ind.) ; Christa Titus, Friends (Kan.) ; Kari Blattner, Southwestern (Kan.) ; Kaitlyn Shoemaker, Saint Mary (Kan.) ; Evelyn Moore, Cumberlands (Ky.) ; Mia Rodriguez, Campbellsville (Ky.) ; Amber Mays, Cumberland (Tenn.) ; Marissa Kuik, Waldorf (Iowa) ; Edit Herrera, Southwest (N.M.) ; Ashley Toschlog, Indiana East (Ind.) ; Jaelynn Parks, WVU Tech ; Prudence Kiyeng, Wayland Baptist (Texas) ; Melissa Gonzalez, Texas Wesleyan ; Allika Pearson, John Brown (Ark.) ; Elle Hamilton, Blue Mountain (Miss.) ; Ariel Jones, William Carey (Miss.) ; Sasha Solano-McDaniel, Loyola (La.) ; Rachel Ward, Dalton State (Ga.) ; Mary Goetz, Ave Maria (Fla.) ; Susanna Gutierrez, St. Thomas (Fla.) ; Ladicia Heinfield, Keiser (Fla.) ; Kara Kline, Indiana Tech ; Sheila Samoei, Lourdes (Ohio)
2018-19 Women's Cross Country Composite Award Winners
Week 1 (September 05): Ashley Plumb, St. Ambrose (Iowa)
Week 2 (September 12): Anna Shields, Point Park (Pa.)
Week 3 (September 19): Lydia Wilson, Montreat (N.C.)