NAIA XC National Athletes of the Week (Sept. 30)

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The NAIA National Office announced its second National Athletes of the Week selections for the 2020 cross country season on Wednesday afternoon.

Jacob Kipkogei of William Carey (Miss.) took home the men’s honors after winning the UNA Invitational this past weekend. Kipkogei covered the 8K tract in 25:18 and helped the Crusaders pick up the team title.

Becca Richtman of Montana Tech earned the women’s honor after winning the Frontier Rumble this past weekend. Richtman broke her own school record with her time of 18:28 and she was 14 seconds clear of the next closest competitor over the last 400 meters.