Runner's Web
Runner's and Triathlete's Web News
Send To A friend Know someone else who's interested in running and triathlon?
Send this Runner's Web Story's URL to a friend.   Comment on this story.
Visit the FrontPage for the latest news.   |     View in Runner's Web Frame

Posted: October 6, 2009  : Add to Mixx! Subscribe to stories like this

Athletics: Razorback Solomon Haile Earns Weekly Accolade

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- For the second time this season, Arkansas Razorback Solomon Haile, a member of the men's cross country team, has been named the Southeastern Conference Freshman Runner of the Week, it was announced by the conference office on Tuesday.

With a 17th-place finish from Haile, the No. 17 Arkansas Razorback men's cross country team finished fourth in the team standings at the 8,000-meter Wisconsin adidas Invitational on Saturday.

For the second meet of his young career, Haile was Arkansas' top finisher. He clocked a time of 24:25.2, finishing 17th overall, second among SEC runners and fifth among all freshmen runners. He was also the top SEC freshman finisher.

Haile also earned weekly honors on Sept. 22 for his eighth-place finish at the Missouri Southern Stampede where he was the top freshman finisher, by 20 seconds, with his time of 24:01.79. He finished eighth overall and fifth among collegians.

The Razorbacks will compete next when they host the Chile Pepper Festival, Sat., Oct. 17.


Subscribe to the Runner's Web Weekly Digest
Check out our FrontPage for all the latest running and triathlon news.



Top of News
Runner's Web FrontPage

© 1996 - 2009 RunnersWeb.com - All rights reserved.
  Google Search for:

Q: size=31 maxlength=255 value=""style="font-size:8pt; background-color: #FFCC33; color: #000000">   in   Web Site       Translate