Sadie Darnell named MVC Women's Cross Country Athlete of the Week

    Sophomore Sadie Darnell won the women's 5K race this past Saturday at the Saluki Invitational.

    Sophomore Sadie Darnell won the women's 5K race this past Saturday at the Saluki Invitational.

    Sept. 25, 2012

    By Tyler Wooten
    SIUSalukis.com

    ST. LOUIS -- Sophomore Sadie Darnell was named the Missouri Valley Conference Women's Cross Country Athlete of the Week for the week of September 25, the conference announced Tuesday.

    Darnell, a native of Festus, Mo., has won two races this season in three chances. Saturday, Darnell won the Saluki Invitational in Carbondale with a time of 18:21.14, one second better than her sixth-place finish at the EIU Walt Crawford Open two weeks earlier and seven seconds better than second-place finisher and teammate, Lacey Gibson. Darnell has notched top-10 finishes in all three meets this season, and in her two wins she has an average margin of victory of 8.5 seconds over second place.

    Darnell and the Salukis return to action September 29 at the Sean Earl Lakefront Invitational in Chicago.

     

     

    Saturday, Sept 20
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Cross Country Carbondale, Ill. 10:00 AM
    Friday, Oct 3
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Cross Country South Bend, Ind. TBA
    Saturday, Oct 18
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Cross Country Terre Haute, Ind. TBA
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