Runner of the Week
C.G. Holden (So.), Southern Vermont College
Sophomore C.G. Holden (Pittsburgh, Pa.) was back to competition after an off week and hit the course at Western New England’s Golden Bear Invitational with his best-ever collegiate performance. The sophomore finished the 8000 meter race with a time of 28:16, which is 35 seconds faster than his previous personal best. Holden crossed the line first for Southern Vermont and 20th overall in a meet that included Division I competition. Holden chalked up a pace of 5:41 per mile.
Rookie of the Week
Mark Garceau (Fr.), Mitchell College
Freshman Mark Garceau (Lebanon, N.J.) posted a season-best time at the Suffolk Invitational, covering the 8k course in a time of 30:23. He placed 49th overall and was the third NECC runner, and first NECC rookie, to cross the finish line.