Boston College’s Liv Westphal and Syracuse’s Martin Hehir earn ACC Cross Country Honors

 

ACC Players of the Week Presented by Havoline

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Boston College’s Liv Westphal has been named the ACC Women’s Cross Country Performer of the Week, while Syracuse’s Martin Hehir was selected as the Men’s Cross Country Performer of the Week.

Westphal, a 2013 All-American, placed first overall in a field of 207 runners at the Battle in Beantown this past weekend in Boston, Mass. In leading the 17th-ranked Eagles to a fourth-place finish in a 21-team field that included six ranked teams, the Limoges, France, senior covered the 5k course in a meet record time of 16:30, finishing 21 seconds ahead of the second-place finisher.

In earning his third ACC Performer of the Week award, Hehir came in fourth in a field of 184 runners at the Battle in Beantown this past weekend in Boston, Mass. In leading the eighth-ranked Orange to a second-place finish in a 19-team field that included three ranked teams, the Washingtonville, N.Y., junior ran the 8k course in 24:31, only 11 seconds off the individual champion time.