Florida State's Daniel Roberts, FSU's Susan Kuijken and North Carolina's Brie Felnagle earn ACC Cross Country honors
Oct. 20, 2008
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Florida State's Daniel Roberts was named the Atlantic Coast Conference Men's Cross Country Performer of the Week while the Seminoles' Susan Kuijken and North Carolina's Brie Felnagle share this week's Women's Performer of the Week honors.
Roberts earned the men's award for the first time this season after finishing 28th in the Blue Division race at the NCAA Pre-Nationals in Terre Haute, Ind. The Vicksburg, Mich., junior was the top Seminole finisher in the 8k race with a time of 24:10.10, leading the 13th-ranked Seminoles to a fourth-place finish with 212 points.
Felnagle stayed undefeated this season by winning her second race of the year at the NCAA Pre-Nationals in Terre Haute, Ind. The Tacoma, Wash., senior captured individual honors in the 6k Blue Division race with a time of 20.02.40. Kuijken, a junior from Nijmejor, Netherlands, led the Seminoles to a tie with Princeton for first place in the White Division with an individual champion 6k time of 19:49.20, eclipsing the previous course record by one-tenth of a second.