Blue Devils' James Osborne and Carly Seymour sweep ACC Cross Country honors
Sept. 29, 2008
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Duke made a clean sweep of this week's cross country awards as James Osborne was named the Atlantic Coast Conference Men's Cross Country Performer of the Week and Carly Seymour was selected as the ACC Women's Performer of the Week.
Osborne earned the men's weekly honor after finishing 38th out of 299 runners at the prestigious Roy Griak Invitational in Minneapolis, Minn. The Tampa, Fla., finished the 8k course in 25:15 and led the Blue Devils to an eighth-place team finish among 25 teams.
In her first ever race for Duke, Seymour earned the women's weekly award after finishing seventh out of 229 runners at the Roy Griak Invitational in Minneapolis, Minn. The Ebensburg, Pa., freshman's time of 21:40 on the 6k course was only 11 seconds off of the winning time and led the Blue Devils to a fourth-place finish among 23 teams.