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
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
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.