Men's Cross Country

Marbeq Edgar finished in the top 10 at the Patriot Invitational.
Marbeq Edgar finished in the top 10 at the Patriot Invitational.
Wiley's Edgar, Poleon take first RRAC cross country weekly awards of 2017
Cross Country - Tue, Sep. 5, 2017

WACO, Texas – Marbeq Edgar of Wiley College (Texas) was recognized as the RRAC Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week for Aug. 28-Sept. 3, while Wiley's Natasha Poleon won the RRAC Women's Runner of the Week award for the same dates. This is the first set of conference awards for the 2017 cross country season.

Edgar finished 10th in a field of 66 runners at the Patriot Invitational, which was hosted by Dallas Baptist University (Texas) in Mansfield, Texas on Saturday. The senior from Choiseul, St. Lucia, ran the 8K course in a time of 27:01. Edgar was the runner-up in the 2016 RRAC championship meet. 

Poleon ran a time of 22:15 in the women's 5K at the Patriot Invitational. Also a senior from St. Lucia, she placed 19th in a field of 46 competitors. Poleon finished 10th in last year's RRAC championships.