- Northern Kentucky University’s Julianne Hoekzema has been
selected as the Great Lakes Valley Conference Runner of the Week
in cross country, the league office announced Wednesday.
senior from Fairfield, Ohio, and a graduate of Badin High School,
led the Norse to a second-place finish in the college division at
the University of Dayton 5K by posting a time of 18:32. Hoekzema
was the top college division finisher and trailed only Miami’s
Laura Neufarth, who completed the race in a time of 18:20.
NKU completed the event with a final score of 30. Ohio Wesleyan
finished first in the college division with a score of 25.
Hoekzema is a two-time All-GLVC performer and will return to action
on Sept. 8 as the Norse compete at the Queen City Invitational in
West Chester, Ohio.