Syracuse’s Martin Hehir, Boston College’s Liv Westphal named ACC Cross Country Performers of the Week

Syracuse’s Martin Hehir, Boston College’s Liv Westphal named ACC Cross Country Performers of the Week

Tuesday October 1, 2013


GREENSBORO, N.C. (theACC.com) – Syracuse’s Martin Hehir and Boston College’s Liv Westphal have been named ACC Cross Country Performers of the Week following their competition this past weekend.

Hehir, a sophomore from Washingtonville, N.Y., finished third overall in a field of 140 runners at the Coast-to-Coast Battle in Beantown/Boston College Invite Friday on the 8k course at Boston’s Franklin Park. Hehir completed the course with a time of 24:12, just one second behind the individual champion. Hehir’s finish led the seventh-ranked Orange to a second-place finish in a 13-team meet that included No.8 Wisconsin, No. 12 Oregon and No. 25 Providence.

Westphal took third overall in the field of 146 runners at the Coast-to-Coast Battle in Beantown/Boston College Invite Friday on the five-kilometer course at Boston’s Franklin Park. A junior from Limoges, France, Westphal finished with a time of 17:00, just nine seconds behind the lead runner. Westphal’s finish led the 24th-ranked Eagles to a fourth-place finish in a 14-team meet that included some of the top teams in the country, including No. 1 Providence, No. 3 Oregon and No. 9 Cornell.