ATLANTA, Ga. – The Great South Athletic Conference announced the fall sports Players of the Week for all contests played September 15 - 21 and, following voting by the league sports information directors, Salem's Cristi Macgracia collected Runner of the Week.
GSAC Cross Country Runner of the Week – Cristi Macgracia of Salem
Cristi Macgracia has shown great stride in her progress in this season. Cristi started the season with a 25:37 5k time and has taken over 3 minutes off of her time since our first invitational. Cristi was the first Salem College runner to cross the line at the Barton College invitational with a time of 22:46 and also ran her best time yet this season on Friday at the Adidas Cross Country Challenge as the second runner for Salem College to cross the line with a 22:13 5k finish.
The GSAC sports information directors nominate Player of the Week candidates and then vote on the top two nominees in each sport as selected by the conference office. Player of the Week voting occurs on Tuesdays and the weekly announcement of the winners is released each Wednesday morning.