WACO, TEXAS (Oct. 30, 2019) – Nadia Sifuentes of Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) earned the Red River Athletic Conference (RRAC) Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week award for Oct. 21-27, while OLLU's Nathaniel Rodriguez captured the RRAC Men's Runner of the Week award for the same dates. This is the fifth set of cross country awards for the 2019 season.
Rodriguez placed 26th out of 182 racers at the NAIA Mid-States Classic in Winfield, Kan., on Saturday. The freshman from San Antonio posted a time of 26:25 in the men's 8K distance. OLLU placed ninth out of 20 teams from around the nation.
Sifuentes finished 38th with a time of 20:04 in the women's event at the NAIA Mid-States. The sophomore from Brownsville, Texas, faced a field of 158 runners in the 5K. The Saints landed in eighth place in the women's team standings.
The RRAC Cross Country Championships will be staged in Windcrest, Texas, on Friday, Nov. 8.