Cross Country Runners Honored

DenverSan Jose State’s David Haefele and Jenna Hicks have been named the Western Athletic Conference men and women’s Cross Country Athletes of the Week, respectively, for the week of October 6-12.

Haefele, a junior from Orange, Calif. (Villa Park HS), had the best finish of any Spartan this year with his time of 26:21, good for 12th place in the 8K race. He helped San Jose State to a third-place finish at the San Francisco State Invitational.

Hicks, a senior from Bakersfield, Calif. (Stockdale HS), finished in ninth at the San Francisco State Invitational with a 22:59 time in the 6K race. It marks the first time this season that a SJSU runner has finished in the top-10 this season. Her time helped the Spartans to a third-place finish.

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