Florida A&M sophomore David Too was named Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Men’s Cross Country Runner of the Week for the second consecutive week. Florida A&M sophomore Emmax Kiplagat was named Women’s Cross Country Runner of the Week.
Too (So., Eldoret, Kenya) eclipsed his own MEAC-best time in 8K this past weekend, taking gold at the South Carolina State Invitational after running a personal-best and course-record 23:47.50. He is the first MEAC runner to break the 24-minute mark this season, clearing his previous best by nearly 30 seconds and helping the Rattlers place first among 10 teams.
Kiplagat (So., Eldoret, Kenya) also won gold in the South Carolina State Invitational, completing the 5K course in 18:22.90. Her time also allowed the Rattlers to finish first among 16 teams in the field, and Kiplagat had nearly 20 seconds on the next-closest finisher.