Talbert Takes Women's Runner of the Week in Season Debut

MACON, Ga. - Lipscomb's Madi Talbert received the Atlantic Sun Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week, announced Wednesday by the conference office.

Talbert competed in her first meet of the season on Friday, September 26 in the Coast-to-Coast Battle in Beantown for Lipscomb. The junior crossed the finish line with a time of 17:50.0. She finished 33rd out of 207 total runners to lead Lipscomb to a 12th-place finish in the team standings. Talbert outran multiple individuals from nationally-ranked programs in the meet, including No. 1 Michigan, No. 5 Georgetown and No. 11 Syracuse. 

Talbert and Lipscomb race in the Greater Louisville Classic on Saturday, October 4 in a field that includes FGCU, Kennesaw State and Northern Kentucky from the A-Sun.

Atlantic Sun Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week - Oct. 1st
Madi Talbert, Lipscomb 
Junior | Charlotte, N.C. | Elementary Education
- First Career Runner of the Week Honor 
- Ran in the Coast-to-Coast Battle & finished at 17:50.0, outrunning runners from multiple nationally-ranked teams
- Placed 33rd out of 207 runners in her season debut
- Helped Lipscomb place 12th as a team
- Ran 23 seconds faster than her 2013 A-Sun Championship time


Atlantic Sun Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week
Sept. 3 Barbara Lee Ball, Lipscomb
Sept. 10 Andelka Tancic, North Florida
Sept. 17 Paige Stoner, Lipscomb
Sept. 24 Eden Meyer, North Florida
Oct. 1 Madi Talbert, Lipscomb

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