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Moore Earns Third WIAC Athlete Of The Week Award Of Cross Country Season

Moore Earns Third WIAC Athlete Of The Week Award Of Cross Country Season

For the second straight week and third time in four weeks, UW-Oshkosh's Cheyenne Moore has been named the WIAC Women's Cross Country Athlete of the Week.

Moore, who also received the award for the periods of Sept. 4-10 and Sept. 18-24, earned her latest citation for meets held Sept. 25-Oct. 1.

Moore won her second consecutive race as UW-Oshkosh finished seventh among 15 teams at the UW-Eau Claire Blugold Invitational held Sept. 29 in Colfax.

Moore, who defeated 167 runners to win the Maroon Division of the Roy Griak Invitational on Sept. 23 in Falcon Heights, Minn., outran 242 other competitors to capture the UW-Eau Claire Blugold Invitational title with a 6,000-meter time of 22:00.

Elizabeth Frick, running unattached, placed second to Moore with a time of 22:04 while Raissa Hansen of NCAA Division II Winona State University (Minn.) finished third in 22:14. Jaycie Thomsen, running unattached, took fourth place with a time of 22:16 and UW-La Crosse's Rebecca Voss fifth in 22:16.

UW-Oshkosh earned seventh place in the team standings with 205 points.

UW-Eau Claire claimed the team title with 47 points while defending WIAC champion UW-La Crosse placed second with 76, Winona State University third with 97, NCAA Division I University of Minnesota fourth with 104 and St. Olaf College (Minn.) fifth with 118.