Wanuch helped the Mocs to a second-place finish and claimed the men's individual title at the Mocs' season-opening PowerAde Invitational at the Moccasin Bend Race Course on Friday. He kept pace with Middle Tennessee's Robinson Simatei for the first two miles of the 5K race before separating himself and claiming the victory by a 17-second margin (15:31), his first collegiate victory.
The senior education (secondary English) major boasts a 3.63 GPA and will lead the Mocs next weekend at the Commodore Classic in Nashville, Tenn. on Saturday.
College of Charleston's Hayley McMahon has been honored as the Southern Conference Women's Runner of the Week for her performance during the weekend of September 7-8, the league office announced.
The sophomore from Poughkeepsie, N.Y. won the rainy College of Charleston Invitational on Friday. McMahon covered the rain-soaked and water-logged course in 18:20.
McMahon led the Cougars to a first-place finish, ahead of conference foes Georgia Southern and The Citadel.
College of Charleston will return to action on September 15 in Rock Hill, S.C. at the Winthrop Invitational.
Samford's Luke Weisharr was named honorable mention runner of the week for his performance during the weekend of September 7-8, the league office announced Wednesday.
The freshman from Crestwood, Ky. finished ninth at the Auburn Cross Country Invitational. He ran 19:39 over the slightly long and very hilly 6K course and helped the Bulldogs to a fourth-place finish.