Alma, Mich. - Senior Kaitlyn Arnold (Jackson, Mich./Northwest HS) has been named the Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week by the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association, it was announced today (Tuesday, Sept. 6) by the league office.
Arnold received the honor for the second time in her career after winning the women's 5K race at the Calvin Knight Invitational on Saturday (Sept. 3). She competed the course in 17:40.8 and finished eight seconds ahead of the next finisher.
Arnold is the only senior on this year's team, which placed ninth at the event, is seeking a return trip to the NCAA Division III Championships after qualifying as a sophomore in 2014.
The Scots will travel to Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., on Saturday, Sept. 10, to participate in the Lake Superior State Invitational.
Photo Credit: Steve Chovanec
Contact: Paul Thomas, Sports Information Director, 989-463-7114