SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Wofford’s Josh Hendry and Hannah Steelman have been named the Southern Conference men’s and women’s cross country runners of the week, respectively, for all competition between Oct. 9-15.
Hendry was the top Terrier runner in the men’s 8K race at the Royals Cross Country Challenge in Charlotte, North Carolina. The sophomore clocked a time of 25:02.02, which was good for 38th overall. His time also marked the fastest 8K men’s time in school history, breaking the previous record of 25:02.06. The Terriers finished 23rd out of 57 total teams.
The weekly award is the first of Hendry’s career.
Steelman finished first overall out of 541 runners in the women’s 5K race at the Royals Cross Country Challenge with a time of 16:48.3. Her win was her second at the race, as she also took home the individual crown last season. Steelman also recorded her second top-three performance of the year after taking third at the Virginia Invitational on Sept. 27. The Terriers finished sixth out of 63 total teams.
The weekly award is the fourth of Steelman’s career and second this season.
Both the Wofford men's and women's teams will be off until the Southern Conference Cross Country Championships on Nov. 2 in Johnson City, Tennessee.
SoCon Men’s Runner of the Week
Sept. 4 Ryan Adams, Furman
Sept. 11 Dillon Dean, Samford
Sept. 18 Ryan Adams, Furman
Sept. 25 Ben Varghese, ETSU
Oct. 2 Ryan Adams, Furman
Oct. 9 Dillon Dean, Samford
Oct. 16 Josh Hendry, Wofford
SoCon Women’s Runner of the Week
Sept. 4 Gabbi Jennings, Furman
Sept. 11 McKenzie Hogue, Samford
Sept.18 Gabbi Jennings, Furman
Sept. 25 McKenzie Hogue, Samford
Oct. 2 Hannah Steelman, Wofford
Oct. 9 Mary Grace Strozier, Samford
Oct. 16 Hannah Steelman, Wofford