Runner of the Week
Ricky Elmer (So.), Elms College
Sophomore Ricky Elmer (Chicopee, Mass.) finished second overall at the Mitchell Invitational, leading the pack of NECC finishers with a time of 17:39.1 in the 5K race.
Rookie of the Week
Evan Carney (Fr.), Mitchell College
Freshman Evan Carney (North Franklin, Conn.) made his collegiate debut with a top-ten finish at the Mitchell Invitational last week. He covered the 5K course in a time of 18:16.3 and placed ninth in the field of 50 runners. He was the top Mitchell finisher, and his time was the top amongst any NECC rookie in the field.