Uys, Kirwa Named SoCon Runners of the Week
Courtesy: GoMocs.com

SPARTANBURG, S.C. --- Seniors Emmanuel Kirwa and Anneli Uys were each named the Southern Conference Runners of the Week the league office announced Tuesday afternoon.

Kirwa, a two-time Southern Conference Runner of the Year, paced the Chattanooga men to a first place finish at their own PowerAde Invitational. Kirwa, a native of Kapsabet, Kenya, ran the 5000 meter Moccasin Bend race course in a time of 15:19 placing second overall.

Uys, from Somerville, Australia, led the Lady Mocs to a top place finish as they edged instate foe Middle Tennessee by a two-point margin. Uys finished second in the race with a time of 11:24 over the two-mile course.

The Mocs will return to action this weekend at the Vanderbilt University Commodore Classic at the Percy Warner Park in Nashville, Tenn., set to begin at 10 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time.

Southern Conference Men's Runner of the Week

Sept. 8: Ryan Hopkins, Davidson

Sept. 14: Emmanuel Kirwa, Chattanooga

 

Southern Conference Women's Runner of the Week

Sept. 8: Brittney Caudle, Appalachian State

Sept. 14: Anneli Uys, Chattanooga

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