ACC Cross Country Performers of the Week

Nov. 5, 2012

ACC Players of the Week

GREENSBORO, N.C. ( – Duke’s William Rooney and Cydney Ross have been named ACC Cross Country Performers of the Week honors following their competition this past weekend.

In only the third cross country race of his collegiate career, Rooney led all affiliated runners with a 15:21 clocking on the 5K course at NC State’s annual Three Stripe Invitational.  The Darien, Conn., freshman paced the Blue Devils past NC State and East Carolina for the team title.

Ross set a personal record in only her second cross country race of the 2012 campaign. The graduate student from St. Louis, Mo., paced the field at Saturday’s Three Stripe Invitational finishing the 5K course in 18:03 and leading Duke to the team title ahead of NC State and Elon.