Mike Anderson, NKU Sports Information
INDIANAPOLIS – Northern Kentucky University’s
Drew Harris has been named the Great Lakes Valley Conference Runner
of the Week,
the conference office announced on Tuesday. Harris claims the fastest
eight-kilometer time in the GLVC after finishing in 24:47 at the
Greater Louisville Classic on Saturday.
Harris now lays
claim to the second and third fastest 8,000-meter times in NKU
eclipsing his performance from a week
prior at the Sean Earl Lakefront Invitational in Chicago by almost
30 seconds. The sophomore’s run was good enough for 34th
place in the predominantly Division-I 294-runner field. As a team,
Norse took 13th place in the 33-team field with 382 points.
marks the second time Harris has earned GLVC Runner of the Week
honors this season. On Sept. 16, Harris was honored for his
finish at the Mel Brodt Invitational in Bowling Green, Ohio,
running a 26:39 in that event.
NKU is ranked No. 4 in the Midwest
Region by the USTFCCCA, with two races remaining until the GLVC
The Norse return to action this weekend at the Carnegie
Mellon Invitational in Pittsburgh, Pa.