Florida State’s Colleen Quigley and Notre Dame’s Jake Kildoo earn ACC Cross Country Honors


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GREENSBORO, N.C. – Florida State’s Colleen Quigley has been named the ACC Women’s Cross Country Performer of the Week, while Notre Dame’s Jake Kildoo was selected as the Men’s Cross Country Performer of the Week.

Quigley, the 2013 ACC Performer of the Year, led the sixth-ranked Seminole women to a narrow 26-31 win over North Carolina by claiming her first victory of the 2014 season at the seven-team Virginia Tech Invite Saturday.  The St. Louis, Mo., senior broke away over the final 400 meters to claim the 6k victory in 21:09.20 at the Buford Meredith Course in Blacksburg, Va.

Kildoo came in first in a field of 272 runners at the annual National Catholic Championships in South Bend, Ind. In leading the Irish to a second place team finish, the Grove City, Pa., senior covered the five mile course in 24:57 en route to earning his first career collegiate win.