Cross Country Weekly Awards Announced For Oct. 2-8

Jacob Jodat (l), Emma Roberts (r)
Jacob Jodat (l), Emma Roberts (r)

Wisconsin Lutheran College's Jacob Jodat and Benedictine University's Emma Roberts have been named the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Men's and Women's Cross Country Student-Athletes of the Week for events of Oct. 2-8, as selected by the league's sports information directors.

Jodat (Pewaukee, Wis.) topped the field of 271 runners Saturday at the DeSales Invitational for his second win of the season. The senior's 8K time of 25:52.8 was not only good for a season-best but was also the 10th fastest time in program history. This marks Jodat's fourth straight weekly honor.

Roberts (Sandwich, Ill.) placed third among scoring runs with a time of 22:17 in the 6K Eagle Invite hosted by Benedictine.

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Other men's nominations: Michael Skora, Benedictine; Jacob Leiden, Marian; Nick Bath, MSOE;

Other women's nominations: Alyssa Zuhlke, Marian; Jori Galles, Mount Mary; Patty Bray, MSOE; Cassie Balts, Wisconsin Lutheran.