SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Wofford’s Hannah Steelman and Furman’s Ryan Adams have been named the Southern Conference women’s and men’s cross country runners of the week, respectively, for all competition between Sept. 25 and Oct. 1.
Steelman, the reigning SoCon Women’s Cross Country Runner of the Year, placed third at the Panorama Farms Invitational in Earlysville, Virginia. Steelman finished the 6k race in a time of 20:26.8, the second-fastest in school history in the 6k. The Terriers finished 12th of 15 as a team in a field of regionally ranked opponents.
The runner of the week honor for Steelman is the fourth of her career.
Wofford men will run on Saturday at the Upstate Invitational. Both the men and women are back in action on Friday, October 11, as they compete at the Royals Cross Country Challenge in Charlotte. The Southern Conference Championship will be held on Saturday, November 2 at East Tennessee State.