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Weber Named WIAC Cross Country Athlete Of The Week

Weber Named WIAC Cross Country Athlete Of The Week

The WIAC selected UW-Oshkosh's Lucas Weber as its Men's Cross Country Athlete of the Week for the period of Sept. 3-9.

Weber ranked 17th among 145 runners as UW-Oshkosh opened its season by placing eighth at the UW-Parkside Vic Godfrey Open held Sept. 8 in Somers.

Weber, who finished 30th at the meet a year ago, completed this year's 8,000-meter race with a time of 26:21.

UW-Oshkosh placed eighth in the team standings by one point as NCAA Division II UW-Parkside edged the Titans for seventh place, 193-194.

NCAA Division I Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) won the 12-team meet with 28 points. The next four teams in the listings were also Division I members as Marquette University finished second with 86 points, Kansas State University third with 101, Loyola University (Ill.) fourth with 102 and UW-Milwaukee fifth with 109.

Unattached runner Robert Murphy seized his way to the meet's individual title with a time of 25:40.