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MIAA announces Cross Country Athletes of the Week

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Press Release MIAA:


Missouri Southern's Eric Schott has been named the MIAA Men's Cross Country Athlete of the Week and Pittsburg State's Hannah DeVries has been named the Women's Cross Country Athlete of the Week. 



MIAA Men's Cross Country Athlete of the Week
Eric Schott, Missouri Southern

Schott was the top non-Division I runner at the prestigious Chili Pepper Invitational this past weekend at the University of Arkansas. Schott traversed the 8k course in a time of 24:13.0, just 20 seconds off of the race leader with the next closest Division II runner being 21 seconds behind him. The 5-8 senior is a native of Cape Girardeau, Mo. where he competed at Cape Central High School.

Others nominated: Bryan Hill, Nebraska-Kearney.

MIAA Women's Cross Country Athlete of the Week
Hannah DeVries, Pittsburg State

DeVries finished seventh overall, tops among non-NCAA Division I and unattached athletes, at the University of Kansas Rim Rock Farm Collegiate Classic Saturday (Oct. 4). DeVries finished the six-kilometer race in 22 minutes, 20.0 seconds while helping Pittsburg State to a fifth-place finish in the 12-team field – the top non-Division I team in the competition. The 5-5 junior is a native of Kansas City, Mo. where she competed at North Kansas City High School.

Others nominated: Morgan Benesch, Nebraska-Kearney; Emily Harris, Missouri Southern; Anne Herbert, Northwest Missouri; Micki Krzesinski, Fort hays State
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