ATLANTA, Ga. - The Great South Athletic Conference announced the fall sports Players of the Week for events competed October 12 – 18 and, after voting by the league sports information directors, Mara Harwood of Mills won cross country Runner of the Week
GSAC Cross Country Runner of the Week – Mara Harwood of Mills
This past weekend, the Mills cross country team traveled to Santa Clara University for the Bronco Invitational. Mills senior, Mara Harwood (pictured at right), led the Cyclones for the third race in a row, pacing her team with a personal best time of 26:15.5 on the 6k course. Harwood was also the Mills leader in the Sonoma State Invitational and the SF State Invitational. In this week's race, she dropped a minute and twenty seconds from her previous performance for a personal best 6k time.
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.