WACO, Texas – Nathaniel Rodriguez of Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) was selected as the Red River Athletic Conference (RRAC) Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week for Sept. 30-Oct. 6, while OLLU's Nadia Sifuentes was recognized as the RRAC Women's Runner of the Week for the same dates. This is the fourth set of cross country awards for the 2019 season.
Rodriguez was the Saints' top finisher in eighth place at the OLLU Cross Country Invitational. The freshman from San Antonio posted a time of 28:10 in the 8K race against 43 competitors.
Sifuentes was the runner-up in the women's race at the OLLU Invitational, finishing ahead of 27 runners. The freshman from Brownsville, Texas, was clocked at 20:50 in the 5K distance. Sifuentes helped OLLU win the team title at the event.