ATLANTA, Ga. – The Great South Athletic Conference announced the fall sports Players of the Week for all contests played September 22 - 28 and, following voting by the league sports information directors, the Scotties Giulia Ghezzi claimed Runner of the Week.
GSAC Cross Country Runner of the Week - Giulia Ghezzi of Agnes Scott
Junior Giulia Ghezzi (pictured at right) crossed the finish line first for the Scotties for the third meet in a row at the University of North Georgia Invitational this weekend. Among a field of mostly Division II runners, Ghezzi finished the 5k in a time of 23:52 (7:42 per mile), good for 72nd place. Her pace was a significant improvement over the first two 6k's of the season.
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.