NAIA - Women's Cross Country - Runner of the Week - Emily Kearney - SCAD Atlanta (Ga.)

2019 NAIA Women’s Cross Country Runner of the Week — No. 3 (Sept. 18)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Emily Kearney of SCAD Atlanta (Ga.) has been named the NAIA National Runner of the Week the national office announced Wednesday. Kearney was selected based on her performances from Sept. 9-15 and was chosen out of a pool of conference and Association of Independent Institution winners.

Attacker of the Week
Emily Kearney, SCAD Atlanta
SR, Wirral, England

  • Competed in the seventh annual University of North Georgia cross country invitational
  • Finished first of 102 runners in the 5000m with a time of 17:21
  • Kearney set a new course record
  • Helped her team to a second-place finish

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Nominees: Alicia Engelbrecht, William Woods (Mo.); Allison Wakeland, St. Louis Pharmacy (Mo.); Ally Swaim, Central Baptist (Ark.); Gabrielle Mardis, Milligan (Tenn.); Lydia Wilson, Montreat (N.C.); Mysteree Bottorff, Tennessee Wesleyan; Ivie Nobles, Truett-McConnell (Ga.); Carissa Estrada, UC Merced; Molly Vitale-Sullivan, College of Idaho; Michelle Herbes, Eastern Oregon; Lauren Neveau, Trinity International (Ill.); Emma Jankowski, Bethel (Ind.); Hannah Stoffel, Huntington (Ind.); Reghan Worley, Carroll (Mont.); Ruth Chepsat, Rocky Mountain (Mont.); Eireann O'Connor, Montana Western; Arianna Ghiorso, The Master's (Calif.); Olivia Couch, Dordt (Iowa); Kylahn Heritage, Concordia (Neb.); Anessa Schoo, Northwestern (Iowa); Taylor Price, Xavier (La.); Tairah Jackson, Dillard (La.); Deanndria Shields, Cottey (Mo.); Aileen Gurrola, Friends (Kan.); Brooke Smith, Shawnee State (Ohio); Hailey Stallings, Campbellsville (Ky.); Maleah Chumley, Cumberlands (Ky.); Anna Wells, Georgetown (Ky.); Annabel Clayton, Thomas More (Ky.); Jacia Christiansen, Dakota State (S.D.); Marissa Widener, Waldorf (Iowa); Madelyn Adam, Viterbo (Wis.); Lorena Ramirez, Bellevue (Neb.); Jaelynn Parks, WVU Tech; Sadie Taylor, Midway (Ky.); Abby Bittner, Indiana East (Ind.); Sharon Jebet, Science & Arts (Okla.); Skyla Mackey, SAGU (Texas); Melissa Gonzalez, Texas Wesleyan; Amber Byrd, Loyola (La.); Alyssa Mountin, Middle Georgia State; Kathryn Vradneburgh, Dalton State (Ga.); Lemi Wutz, SCAD Savannah (Ga.); Julia Rohm, Southeastern (Fla.); Susana Gutierrez, St. Thomas (Fla.); Megan Theismann, Indiana Tech; Sheila Samoei, Lourdes (Ohio); Allyson Slone, Rochester (Mich.)


2019-20 Women's Cross Country Composite Award Winners

Week 1 (September 04): Ariana Anderson, Embry-Riddle (Ariz.)
Week 2 (September 11): Hannah Stoffel, Huntington (Ind.)
Week 3 (September 18): Emily Kearney, SCAD Atlanta (Ga.)


Championship Information

NAIA Women's Cross Country Championship

November 22, 2019 
Vancouver, Washington