MAC Announces Final Cross Country Runners of the Week

Updated 10/28/2009
MAC Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week
Devyn Ramsay, Toledo, Freshman, Benzonia, Mich.
Eastern Michigan Classic -- 5k
Time: 18:19.0

Ramsay finished sixth overall out of 56 runners and broke up the top-five of Michigan's "A" team at Friday's Eastern Michigan Classic. She also finished ahead of all eight Michigan State runners who were entered in the event.

MAC Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week
Curtis Vollmar, Eastern Michigan, Senior
Grand Blanc, Mich. (Grand Blanc)
EMU Fall Classic - 10 K
Time: 32:08.0

In the men's 10K event at the EMU Fall Classic, Oct. 23, senior captain Curtis Vollmar bested out several former teammates to finish first with a time of 32:08.00. Vollmar edged former teammates and EMU standouts Josh Karanja and Corey Nowitzke, who finished second and third, respectively.


Other Nominees
Christine Sprehem, Buffalo, Senior, Boston, NY (Orchard Park)
Cornell Reif Invitational -- 5K
Time: 19:54.3
Sprehe finished seventh among 51 runners in 19:54.3 at the Cornell Reif Invitational.

Rob Argentine, Buffalo, Freshman
Canastota, NY (Canastota)
Cornell Reif Invitational -- 5 miles
Time: 27:44.6
Argentine finished 20th in a field of 55 runners at the Cornell Reif Invitational.

Jackie Ellis, Eastern Michigan, Senior, Lebanon, Ohio (Hope College)
EMU Fall Classic -- 5k
Time: 19:24.0
In the women's 5K event at the EMU Fall Classic, Oct. 23, senior Jackie Ellis paved the way for the Eagles, as her time of 19:24.00 was good for 16th overall and was tops among all EMU harriers.