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. 8 (Oct. 23)

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 October 15 - 21 and was chosen out of a pool of conference and Association of Independent Institution winners.

Runner of the Week
Emily Kearney, SCAD Atlanta (Ga.)
SR, Wirral, England

  •  Competed in the Sand Shark Invitational  
  •  Finished first of 150 runners in the 5k with a time of 16:37
  •  Set a new personal record
  •  Helped lead her team to a first-place finish


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Nominees: Alicia Engelbrecht, William Woods (Mo.); Allison Wakeland, St. Louis Pharmacy (Mo.); Alex Nagle, Lyon (Ark.); Janna Imes, CIU (S.C.); Ashley Walker, Point (Ga.); Ariana Anderson, Embry-Riddle (Ariz.); Deana Takaoa, Marymount California; Amelia Pullen, Warner Pacific (Ore.); Molly Vitale-Sullivan, College of Idaho; Sydnee Kizziar, Southern Oregon; Anika Rasubala, Northwest Christian (Ore.); Reghan Worley, Carroll (Mont.); Tairah Jackson, Dillard (La.); Taylor Price, Xavier (La.); Daysia Dedeaux, Tougaloo (Miss.); Annabel Clayton, Thomas More (Ky.); Meredith Johnson, Lindsey Wilson (Ky.); Anna Wells, Georgetown (Ky.); Madelyn Adam, Viterbo (Wis.); Allika Pearson, John Brown (Ark.); Kathryn Vradenburgh, Dalton State (Ga.); Jaden Russell, William Carey (Miss.); Andrea De La Rosa, Bethel (Tenn.); Lemi Wutz, SCAD Savannah (Ga.); Mary Goetz, Ave Maria (Fla.); Susana Gutierrez, St. Thomas (Fla.); Jenitza Trinidad, USC Beaufort (S.C.); Kendal Clark, Webber International (Fla.); Darby Johnson, Lawrence Tech (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.)
Week 4 (September 25): Amelia Pullen, Warner Pacific (Ore.)
Week 5 (October 02): Ariana Anderson, Embry-Riddle (Ariz.)
Week 6 (October 09): Emily Kearney, SCAD Atlanta (Ga.)
Week 7 (October 16): Emily Kearney, SCAD Atlanta (Ga.)
Week 8 (October 23): Emily Kearney, SCAD Atlanta (Ga.)

Championship Information

NAIA Women's Cross Country Championship

November 22, 2019 
Vancouver, Washington