Duke’s Frazier and Virginia’s Marsella earn ACC Cross Country Honors

 


ACC Performers of the Week Presented by Havoline

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Duke’s Wesley Frazier has been named the ACC Women’s Cross Country Performer of the Week while Virginia’s Mike Marsella was selected as the Men’s Cross Country Performer of the Week.

Frazier opened the 2014 season with a strong showing at the Virginia Duals, posting a 4k time of 14:01 at the Panorama Farms in Charlottesville, Va. The Raleigh, N.C., native rebounded from a 2013 season marred by illness, leading the Blue Devils to the team victory after pacing her teammates to a sweep of the contest with Duke placing runners in the first four positions. Duke swept all but one opposing team at the meet, which was scored as a dual-meet contest.

Marsella, a sophomore from Hope Valley, R.I., captured the individual title at the Virginia Duals at the Panorama Farms in Charlottesville, Va. Marsella posted a 4k time of 12:19, finishing 13 seconds ahead of his nearest competitor. Marsella’s performance led the Cavaliers to the team title with a 4-0 record in the competition which was scored as a dual-meet contest.