NECC Men's Cross Country Athletes of the Week- September 23

NECC Men's Cross Country Athletes of the Week- September 23

Runner of the Week

 

Ricky Elmer (So.), Elms College

Sophomore Ricky Elmer (Chicopee, Mass.) finished tops amongst NECC competitors at the Blazers Invitational, running the 8K course in 31:33.7, to finish in ninth overall. 

 

Rookie of the Week

 

John Mateo (Fr.), Mitchell College

Freshman John Mateo (New London, Conn.) made his collegiate debut over the weekend, and recorded a top-10 finish at the Blazers Invitational. He completed the 8k course in a time of 31:37.9, the fastest by a NECC rookie and the second-fastest by a NECC runner. He finished 10th overall in the field of 53 runners.