Brad Untrauer Named MAC Men's Runner of the Week

Updated 9/5/2006

MEN’S CROSS COUNTRY RUNNER OF THE WEEK;

Brad Untrauer

Miami
So. ? (McCordsville, Ind. / Mt. Vernon)
Untrauer finished as the top Miamian and the race runner-up at last weekend's Dayton Flyer 5K Challenge. Clocking in with a second-place time of 15:28.09, Untrauer finished just seven seconds off the winning pace and helped Miami win the team title at the Flyer 5K Challenge. It the first time in Untrauer's career he was the top Miami finisher and it was his highest overall finish in his two seasons with the Red and White.

OTHER NOMINEES:
Matt Loiselle

Central Michigan

Jr. ? (Windsor, Ont. /Riverside SS)

Loiselle won the Jeff Drenth Memorial last Friday, completing the 5K loop in 14:34.  He edged out Michigan State's Stephan Shay by four seconds.  It was the first collegiate victory (track or cross country) for Loiselle.

 

Eddie Kipchoge

Bowling Green

Fr. ? (El Doret, Kenya)

Kipchoge, an El Doret, Kenya native and Falcon newcomer, won his first race as a Falcon

Friday at the annual Toledo Dual. Kipchoge led throughout the entire race. He crossed the

finish line in a time of 15:29, 30 seconds faster than his nearest competitor.

 

Curtis Vollmar

Eastern Michigan

Vollmar placed 8th out of 44 at the Michigan Open with a time of 33:12 in the Men's 10k.  Vollmar had the highest placement of any EMU runner in the meet.

 

Christopher Gobbell

Toledo

Gobbell was Toledo’s top finisher in the Bowling Green dual with a time of 16:22