LakePoint, Ga. - Lipscomb's Jacob Poyner landed his second ASUN Conference Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week honor of the season after competing in the Louisville Classic, the league office announced on Wednesday.
Running against seven nationally-ranked teams, Poyner and the Bisons grabbed 12th place in a field of 30 teams on Saturday. The senior from Winona Lake, Ind., finishing in 49th out of 326 runners in a time of 24:31.1 - the fastest time in the ASUN this week by 34 seconds. The Bisons conclude their regular season on Oct. 14th with split meets; the Princeton Invite and the UTC Frontrunner Invite.
ASUN Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week - Oct. 4th
Jacob Poyner, Lipscomb
Senior | Winona Lake, Ind. | Exercise Science
- Third Career ASUN Conference Runner of the Week Award; second of the year
- Ran against seven nationally-ranked teams at Louisville Classic
- Finished 49th out of 326 runners in a time of 24:31.1
- Guided Bisons to a 12th-place team finish in a field of 30 teams
- Two races remain for Bisons prior to ASUN meet; Princeton & UTC Invites
Other Nominees: Logan Poteet, Kennesaw State; Dorian Jones, USC Upstate.
|Date||Women's Runner of the Week||Men's Runner of the Week|
|Sep. 6th||Courtney Brenner, Lipscomb||Blake Brancato, NJIT|
|Sept. 13th||Courtney Brenner, Lipscomb||Noah Perkins, North Florida|
|Sept. 20th||Courtney Brenner, Lipscomb||Jacob Poyner, Lipscomb|
|Sept. 27th||Eden Meyer, North Florida||Nick Morken, North Florida|
|Oct. 4th||Kacey Kemper, Lipscomb||Jacob Poyner, Lipscomb|