(Denver, Colo.) – Kansas City’s Courtney Frerichs has been named the Western Athletic Conference Women’s Cross Country Athlete of the Week for Sept. 30-Oct. 6.
Frerichs, a sophomore from Nixa, Mo. (Nixa HS), won the gold race at the Notre Dame Invitational on Oct. 4. The sophomore was first out of 212 competitors and her 5K time of 17:18.2 is a new school record.
Frerichs won the race by over three seconds ahead of the second-place finisher and has won every race she has entered this fall.
The ‘Roos placed 14th at the meet, out of 26 teams. This is Frerichs’ second WAC Athlete of the Week selection this year.