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Furman's Templeton & Carnahan Named SoCon Runners Of The Week

Furman's Templeton & Carnahan Named SoCon Runners Of The Week

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