NAIA XC National Athletes of the Week (Oct. 21)

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

Aaron Jones of Milligan (Tenn.) took home the men’s honor after winning the individual title at the AAC Preview this past weekend. Jones crossed the finish line in 25:30 – 22 seconds ahead of the next closest competitor – and led the Buffs to a team title.

Julia Rohm of Southeastern (Fla.) earned the women’s award after winning the individual title at the Sand Shark Invitational this past weekend. Wilson clocked a time of 18:09 for the 5K course and the next closest competitor by 28 seconds.