GREENVILLE, S.C. – Furman's Aaron Templeton and Savannah Carnahan have been named the Southern Conference men's and women's cross-country runners of the week for competition that took place Oct. 10-16.
Templeton, a senior from Knoxville, Tenn., finished fourth overall at the Pre-NCAA Invitational in Madison, Wis., on Saturday. He paced the Paladins with a time of 23:50.99 on the 8K course to take fourth place and lead Furman to an eight-place overall finish. This is Templeton's second men's runner of the week honor this season.
Carnahan helped lead the Paladin women to a seventh-place overall finish at the pre-NCAA Invitational. A junior from Cumming, Ga., she crossed the finish line in seventh place with a time of 20:14.1 on the women's 6k course.
Also nominated for men's runner of the week: Mark Britt (Chattanooga), Malick Gemechu (ETSU) and Luke Sumerford (UNCG).
Furman will compete at the Southern Conference Championships on October 27 in Cullowhee, N.C.
Julie Paré, Furman Sports Information
SoCon Men's Runner of the Week
Sept. 5: Daniel Bernal, Furman
Sept. 12: Davone Hernandez, VMI
Sept 19: Dillion Dean, Samford
Sept. 26: Jack Moody, Wofford
Oct. 3: Aaron Templeton, Furman
Oct. 10: Colin Martin, The Citadel
Oct. 17: Aaron Templeton, Furman
SoCon Women's Runner of the Week
Sept. 5: Gabbi Jennings, Furman
Sept 12: Logan Luckett, VMI
Sept. 19: Lindsey Stallworth, ETSU
Sept. 26: Mary Stewart Wilson, Wofford
Oct. 3: Hannah Steelman, Wofford
Oct. 17: Savannah Carnahan, Furman