Clemson's Ty McCormack and Wake Forest's Nicole Irving named ACC Cross Country Performers of the Week
Sept. 20, 2011
Clemson's Ty McCormack was selected as the ACC Men's Cross Country Performer of the Week and Wake Forest's Nicole Irving was named the ACC Women's Cross Country Performer of the Week.
McCormack earned his third career individual victory in Friday's 12-team Clemson Invitational. Leading from the first mile through the rest of the race, the Setauket, N.Y. senior turned in a personal best, completing the 8k course in 23:56, bettering his previous best time of 24:12.5.
In earning ACC Performer of the Week honors for the second time this season, Irving captured second place in Friday's Clemson Invitational, finishing just 3.12 seconds behind the first-place finisher. In leading the Demon Deacons to a fifth-place finish in a 12 team field, the Ballston Lake, N.J., sophomore ran the 6k course in 20:46.