2019 NAIA Women’s Cross Country Runner of the Week — No. 7 (Oct. 16)

2019 NAIA Women’s Cross Country Runner of the Week — No. 7 (Oct. 16)

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 7-14 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 Royals Challenge Invitational
  • Finished third of 541 runners in the 5k with a time of 17:10
  • Helped the team to an 8th place overall finish
  • Was the first NAIA runner to finish in field


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Nominees: Allison Wakeland, St. Louis Pharmacy (Mo.) ; Rachel Gallison, Tennessee Wesleyan ; Jaclyn Latocha, Olivet Nazarene (Ill.) ; Destiney Prachett, Indiana Northwest (Ind.) ; Grace Maletich, Saint Xavier (Ill.) ; Michaela Pieroni, St. Ambrose (Iowa) ; Hannah Stoffel, Huntington (Ind.) ; Macy Krasofsky, Mount Vernon Nazarene (Ohio) ; Eireann O'Connor, Montana Western ; Ruth Chepsat, Rocky Mountain (Mont.) ; Arianna Ghiorso, The Master's (Calif.) ; Olivia Couch, Dordt (Iowa) ; Kelsey Lang, Northwestern (Iowa) ; Daysia Dedeaux, Tougaloo (Miss.) ; Vanessa Cortes, Mount Mercy (Iowa) ; Mia Wilhoit, Baker (Kan.) ; Abigayle Money, College of the Ozarks (Mo.) ; Jazmin Negro, Saint Mary (Kan.) ; Penny Fenn, Avila (Mo.) ; Samantha Trejo, Bethany (Kan.) ; Annabel Clayton, Thomas More (Ky.) ; Brooke Smith, Shawnee State (Ohio) ; Hailey Stallings, Campbellsville (Ky.) ; Jacia Christiansen, Dakota State (S.D.) ; Marissa Widener, Waldorf (Iowa) ; Alyssa Campbell, Point Park (Pa.) ; Larissa Kijowski, Carlow (Pa.) ; Edmalie Cruz Sanchez, Indiana East (Ind.) ; Sadie Taylor, Midway (Ky.) ; Charisse Sallade , Asbury (Ky.) ; Carmen Camino Falcon, WVU Tech ; Madeline Jones, Brescia (Ky.) ; Kaitlyn Heffernan, Oklahoma City ; Leah Johnson, Blue Mountain (Miss.) ; Alyssa Mountin, Middle Georgia State ; Amber Byrd, Loyola (La.) ; Julia Rohm, Southeastern (Fla.) ; Lemi Wutz, SCAD Savannah (Ga.) ; Kendal Clark, Webber International (Fla.) ; Kalyn Buteyn, Warner (Fla.) ; Jenitiza Trinidad, USC Beaufort (S.C.) ; Mary Goetz, Ave Maria (Fla.) ; Andrea Crowe, Siena Heights (Mich.) ; Maggie Whitney, Aquinas (Mich.) ; Nygia Pollard , Cornerstone (Mich.) ; Shelia Samoei, Lourdes (Ohio) ; Megan Theismann, Indiana Tech


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.)


Championship Information

NAIA Women's Cross Country Championship

November 22, 2019 
Vancouver, Washington