2019 NAIA Women’s Cross Country Runner of the Week — No. 1 (Sept. 4)

2019 NAIA Women’s Cross Country Runner of the Week — No. 1 (Sept. 4)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Ariana Anderson of Embry-Riddle (Ariz.) has been named the NAIA National Runner of the Week the national office announced Wednesday. Anderson was selected based on her performances from Aug. 26 – Sept. 1 and was chosen out of a pool of conference and Association of Independent Institution winners.

Runner of the Week
Ariana Anderson, Embry-Riddle
SO, Torrance, Calif.

  • Competed in the Mark Covert Classic
  • Finished fourth of 200 runners in the 5K with a time of 18:04­
  • With her time, Anderson ran the fastest 5k time by a female outside of Division I programs

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Nominees: Allison Wakeland, St. Louis Pharmacy (Mo.); Shelby Kallem, Hannibal-LaGrange (Mo.); Haeley Pines, Lyon (Ark.); Emily Weiss, Williams Baptist (Ark.); Lydia Wilson, Montreat (N.C.); Mysteree Bottorff, Tennessee Wesleyan; Taylor Conroy, St. Francis (Ill.); Megan Grady, St. Ambrose (Iowa); Lauren Neveau, Trinity International (Ill.); Rachal Brooks, Saint Xavier (Ill.); Hannah Stoffel, Huntington (Ind.); Sarah Thatcher, Mount Vernon Nazarene (Ohio); Emily Adams, Lewis-Clark State (Idaho); Amory Prue, Briar Cliff (Iowa); Tairah Jackson, Dillard (La.); Taylor Price, Xavier (La.); Andrea Ertz, Mount Mercy (Iowa); Lisa Sauter, Central Methodist (Mo.); Aryana Archuleta, McPherson (Kan.); Jodie Smith, Georgetown (Ky.); Shauncy Ringo, Jarvis Christian (Texas); Julia Sammet, Midway (Ky.); Kathryn Vradenburgh, Dalton State (Ga.); Elle Hamilton, Blue Mountain (Miss.); Mary Goetz, Ave Maria (Fla.); Kelli Smith, Cornerstone (Mich.); Megan Theismann, Indiana Tech


2019-20 Women's Cross Country Composite Award Winners
Week 1 (September 04): Ariana Anderson, Embry-Riddle (Ariz.)


Championship Information

NAIA Women's Cross Country Championship

November 22, 2019 
Vancouver, Washington