Virginia's Ryan Collins earns Men's Cross Country honors

Sept. 13, 2010

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Virginia's Ryan Collins was named the Atlantic Coast Conference Men's Cross Country Performer of the Week, while Boston College's Caroline King and Virginia's Stephanie Garcia share this week's Women's Cross Country honors.

Collins, a senior from Mansfield, Mass., took third place in the men's 8k race at this past weekend's Lou Onesty Invitational in Charlottesville, Va., with a time of 25:13. Led by Collins, the Cavaliers finished second in the five-team meet, five points (43-to-38) behind team champion Norfolk State.

King, a senior from Scotia, N.Y., finished first in the Boston College Invitational finishing the 5k race in 17:14. The Eagles opened their 2010 season with a first place finish in a 10-team field. Garcia, a senior from South Riding, Va., captured individual honors in the 5k race and led the Cavaliers to the team title at the Lou Onesty Invitational in Charlottesville, Va., with a time of 17:55.