MAC Announces Cross Country Runners of the Week

Updated 10/13/2009
MAC Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week
Samantha Tomerlin, Western Michigan, Junior
Allegan, Mich. (Allegan)
Michigan Intercollegiates
5k -- 18:27

Tomerlin hit a season best time of 18:27 to help lead the Broncos to the top finish among Division I programs at the Michigan Intercollegiates, defeating the likes of Central Michigan, Michigan State, Detroit Mercy and Oakland. She was also the top finisher among Division I student-athletes, finishing in seventh place.

MAC Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week
Curtis Vollmar, Eastern Michigan, Senior
Grand Blanc, Mich. (Grand Blanc)
Michigan Intercollegiate
8K -- 25:19:00
Despite soggy course conditions, senior captain Curtis Vollmar turned in his fourth consecutive top-five finish at the Michigan Intercollegiate, Oct. 9, finishing fifth overall with a time of 25:19. Vollmar led the Eagles to a third place finish as a team.

Other Nominees
Kylee Kubacki, Central Michigan, Junior
Ulby, Mich. (Ulby)
Michigan Intercollegiate
5K -- 18:48.6
Kubacki finished as the top runner for the Chippewas with her time of 18:48.6 setting a new personal best, at the Michigan Intercollegiate,

Matt Lutzke , Central Michigan, Sophomore
Williamston, Mich. (Williamston)
Michigan Intercollegiate
8K -- 26:35.8
Lutzke was the top runner for the Chippewas, Lutzke improved his time from his last meet, the Spartan Invite (Sept.18). Finishing with a time of 26:35.8 in the Michigan Intercollegiate hosted by Calvin College.