NECC Men's Cross Country Athletes of the Week #1 and #2

NECC Men's Cross Country Athletes of the Week #1 and #2

Runner of the Week

Marc Brandmeyer, Southern Vermont College (Sr.) 

 

Senior Marc Brandmeyer (Bennington, Vt.) led Southern Vermont College (SVC) in both of the Mountaineers’ meets in the first two weeks of the season. He came in third overall during Southern Vermont’s Mountaineer Invitational on September 2, putting up a time of 18:13 in the 5k race, for a split time of 5:52 per mile. HE followed that up with a fifth place showing at the Castleton Invitational on September 9. He ran a pace of 5:43 per mile for an overall time of 28:22 in the 8k race.

 

Rookie of the Week 

Riley Cushing, Wheelock College (Fr.) 

 

Freshman Riley Cushing (New Castle, Maine) finished sixth in his debut race at the Southern Vermont Mountaineer Invitational with a time of 18:37 in the 5k race, helping his team to a fourth place finish. He followed up that performance with a seventeenth place finish in the University of New England Invitational, with an overall time of 30:05.