GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Furman's Savannah Carnahan has been named the General Shale Southern Conference Student-Athlete of the Week for all competition from Feb. 6- Feb. 12. This is her third time earning the honor this year.
A junior from Cumming, Ga., Carnahan finished fifth in the 5,000m event at the Iowa State Classic on Friday, posting a time of 15:53.58 in a nationally ranked field. Her time ranks 26th nationally this season and according to the latest power rankings, the Paladin women's team ranks tenth in the NCAA in the 5,000m.
Carnahan, a double major in applied mathematics and chemistry, holds a 3.93 grade point average.
Furman will travel to Winston-Salem, N.C., this weekend to compete in the JDL DMR Invitational, before the Southern Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships in Lexington, Va., next weekend.
Also nominated for SoCon Student-Athlete of the Week: Malloree Schurr (ETSU softball), Catie Josselet (Mercer softball), Kennedy Thomson (Chattanooga women's indoor track and field), Ruben Guerrero (Samford men's basketball), Nick Lyerly (UNCG men's golf), and Christina Nikolaou (Western Carolina women's indoor track and field).
Julie Paré, Furman Sports Information
General Shale SoCon Student-Athletes of the Week
Sept. 5 Alexa Frankeny, Western Carolina, Women's Soccer
Sept. 12 Bryce Nunnelly, Chattanooga, Football
Sept. 19 Catie Cronister, Wofford, Volleyball
Sept. 26 Sarah Connolly, ETSU, Women's Soccer
Oct.3 Tee Mitchell, Mercer, Football
Oct. 10 Abigail Veit, Western Carolina, Volleyball
Oct. 17 Harris Roberts, Furman, Football
Oct. 24 Allison Penner, UNCG, Volleyball
Oct. 31 Savannah Carnahan, Furman, Cross Country
Nov. 7 Heida Ragney Vidarsdottir, UNCG, Women's Soccer
Nov. 14 Jake Huffine, Chattanooga, Wrestling
Nov. 21 Savannah Carnahan, Furman, Cross Country
Nov. 28 Amanda Thompson, Mercer, Women's Basketball
Dec. 5 Kelsi Hobbs, Samford, Volleyball
Dec. 12 Amanda Thompson, Mercer, Women's Basketball
Dec. 19 Nadine Soliman, UNCG, Women's Basketball
Dec. 26 Jake Huffine, Chattanooga, Wrestling
Jan. 2 Zane Najdawi, The Citadel, Men's Basketball
Jan. 9 Mladen Armus, ETSU, Men's Basketball
Jan. 16 Ben Varghese, ETSU, Men's Indoor Track and Field
Jan. 23 Andrew Morgan, Campbell, Wrestling
Jan. 30 Nadine Soliman, UNCG, Women's Basketball
Feb. 6 Onno Steger, Western Carolina, Men's Basketball
Feb. 13 Savannah Carnahan, Furman, Women's Indoor Track and Field