NAIA XC National Athletes of the Week (October 27)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Here are the NAIA Men’s & Women’s Cross Country National Athletes of the Week, as released on Wednesday afternoon by the NAIA National Office.

Men’s Athlete of the Week

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Zouhair Talbi, Oklahoma City

Zouhair Talbi captured the individual title at the NAIA Mid-States Classic this past weekend and remained undefeated this season. Talbi covered the 8k tract in 23:50.5, leading a 1-2 finish by the Stars (teammate Shimales Abebe took runner-up honors).

Women’s National Athlete of the Week

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Ellyse Tingelstad, College of Idaho

Ellyse Tingelstad picked up her first collegiate win this past weekend, taking first place at the Warrior Invite. Tingelstad covered the 5k tract in 17:31.