GPAC Cross Country Runners-of-the-Week

September 23, 2020 10:07am

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Taylor Anema of Dordt University is this week’s GPAC/Hauff Mid-America Sports Women’s Cross Country Runner-of-the-Week. Anema, a freshman from Ripon, California, led the Defenders to a second-place team finish (top NAIA team at the meet). She covered the 5k course in a time of 18:30, finishing fifth overall and was the top NAIA finisher at the Morningside Invite which featured 103 runners.

Eric Steiger of Dordt University is the GPAC/Hauff Mid-America Sports Men’s Cross Country Runner-of-the-Week. Steiger, a junior from Lynden, Washington, was the top NAIA finisher with a time of 25:31 at the Morningside Invite. He helped the Defenders to a second-place finish overall and the top NAIA finish at the race with 40 points.