KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Adam Volkert (Pittsburg State) and Marlee Tegenkamp (Missouri Southern) have been named MIAA Cross Country Student-Athletes of the Week for the week of Sept. 24 as selected by a conference SID panel.
MIAA MEN'S CROSS COUNTRY RUNNER OF THE WEEK
Adam Volkert, Jr., Pittsburg State
Volkert raced to a decisive victory in the Missouri Southern Dual Wednesday (Sept. 21) at Joplin, Mo. The Lee's Summit, Mo., native won the eight-kilometer race in 24 minutes, 8.90 seconds, crossing the finish line nearly 20 seconds ahead of his closest competitor.
Others nominated: Asher Delmott, ESU; Eric Schott, MSSU.
MIAA WOMEN'S CROSS COUNTRY RUNNER OF THE WEEK
Marlee Tegenkamp, Jr., Missouri Southern
Tegenkamp placed second at the MSSU/PSU Dual with a 5K time of 17:33.60. The junior from Lee's Summit, Mo., was the top collegiate finisher at the dual, trailing only former Lion Ashley Bunch, who was running unattached.
Others nominated: Katie Mona, ESU; Karen Grauel, TSU.
2011 MIAA Cross Country Student-Athletes of the Week
9/6 – Men: Phillip Miller, Jr., SBU; Women: Raven Boettger, Sr., FHSU
9/13 – Men: Laban Sialo, Jr., UCM; Women: Alex Nelson, Fr., FHSU
9/27 – Men: Adam Volkert, Jr., PSU; Women: Marlee Tegenkamp, Jr., MSSU