Lipscomb's Madi Talbert Named #ASunXC Women's Runner of the Week

Lipscomb's Madi Talbert Named #ASunXC Women's Runner of the Week

MACON, Ga. - For the second week in a row, Lipscomb senior Madi Talbert has been named the Atlantic Sun Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week, announced Wednesday by the league office. 

Talbert recorded yet another strong performance at the Greater Louisville Classic over the weekend, finishing 23rd out of 260 runners with a 5K time of 17:22.00. The North Carolina native helped the Bisons record a fifth-place finish out of 30 teams, including defeats of Ole Miss, Ohio State, Wisconsin, Belmont, and more. Lipscomb is now receiving 14 votes in the National Coaches Poll, just four spots away from the top-30. Talbert's time was the fastest weekend finish in the A-Sun.

The Bisons return to action on October 16th at the Crimson Classic for their final meet before the A-Sun Championship.

Atlantic Sun Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week - Oct. 7th
Madi Talbert, Lipscomb
Senior | Charlotte, N.C. | Elementary Education
- Fifth Career Atlantic Sun Runner of the Week honor, tied for third most all-time
- Crossed the finish line with a 5K time of 17:22.00
- Finished 23rd against nationally-ranked competition
- Led the Bisons to a fifth-place finish out of 30 teams
- Recorded the fastest weekend time in the A-Sun
- Lipscomb now receiving 14 votes in National Coaches Poll, four spots away from the top-30

Other Nominees: Morgan Reichert, FGCU; Kyla Siemens, Jacksonville; Kidan Kidane, Kennesaw State.

Date Atlantic Sun Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week
Sep. 9 Sally Larson, Lipscomb
Sep. 16 Kidan Kidane, Kennesaw State
Sep. 23 Barbara Lee Ball, Lipscomb
Sep. 30 Madi Talbert, Lipscomb
Oct. 7 Madi Talbert, Lipscomb

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Posted by Atlantic Sun Conference on Monday, October 5, 2015
 

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