Portsmouth, Ohio – Shawnee State women's cross country's Brooke Smith (JR/Wheelersburg, Ohio) was named Mid-South Conference Runner of the Week on Monday afternoon.
Smith, a junior from Wheelersburg, earned the award by winning the individual championship at the Mid-South Conference Preview in Bowling Green, Kentucky last Friday. Smith accomplished the feat with a time of 18:34, nearly 15 seconds ahead of the second place runner. The first place finish is the first of Smith's career and led Shawnee State to a team championship at the event.
The Player of the Week award is also Smith's first of her career. She is the first Shawnee State women's runner to capture and award on the season.
Shawnee State women's cross country returns to action on September 15 at the Iona College Meet of Champions.