SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Furman’s Ryan Adams and Gabbi Jennings have been named the Southern Conference men’s and women’s runners of the week, respectively, for competition that took place Aug. 30 – Sept. 3.
Adams, a senior, paced the field as he finished first at the Charlotte Opener with a time of 15:02.8 in the 5k race. Along with his individual win, Adams also integral as the Paladins picked up the win as a team with 23 team points.
Jennings, a senior, also took first on the women’s side at the Charlotte Opener. She finished the 5k race with a time of 17:48, five seconds faster than the second-place finisher. As a team, Furman finished first overall and claimed the top five spots to earn a perfect score.
The Paladins will have the weekend off and return to the course on Friday, Sept. 13 when they travel to Spartanburg, South Carolina for the Eye Opener.
SoCon Men’s Runner of the Week
Sept. 4: Ryan Adams, Furman
SoCon Women’s Runner of the Week
Sept. 4: Gabbi Jennings, Furman