FOREST, Va. — The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its Cross Country Runners of the Week on Tuesday for the week ending September 8, and Washington and Lee first-year Connor Verrett (Cockeysville, Md./Loyola Blakefield) garnered the Men's Runner of the Week honor.
Verrett took third overall out of 77 competitors to lead the Generals to a first-place finish at the Galen Piper Cross Country Challenge hosted by Shippensburg on Friday. Verrett crossed the finish line in 19:29.80 on the 6k course.
In his first collegiate race, Verrett helped W&L score 42 points as a team to take the top spot. Division II Shippensburg was second at the meet with 62 points.
The Generals return to action on Saturday at the ODAC Preview held at Greenhill Park in Salem, Va., at 9:20 am.
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