Men's Runner of the Week: Zach Long, Tennessee
Tennessee's Zach Long finished first in the SEC Preview with a time of 17:43.99. It was the first career collegiate cross country victory after finishing runner-up twice. Long made his move into first with 2K left in the race and finished 10 seconds ahead of the second place finisher.
Men's Freshman Runner of the Week: Cade Bethmann, Ole Miss
Ole Miss' Cade Bethmann was the third place finisher at the SEC Preview meet in Auburn, running a 6K time of 17:59.51 in his first career cross country race at Ole Miss. He was one of five Rebels to finish in the top-10, which helped lead Ole Miss to the team title.
Women's Runner of the Week: Ylvi Traxler, Ole Miss
Ole Miss' Ylvi Traxler won the individual title at the SEC Preview meet held in Auburn, her first career win in her first race as a Rebel. She helped lead her team to a second-place team finish with her win, running a 4K time of 13:24.71, currently tied for the best 4K time in the SEC.
Women's Freshman Runner of the Week: Katie Thronson, Tennessee
Tennessee's Katie Thronson placed third in the SEC Preview with a time of 13:25.93. She has now recorded two top-three finishes in her first two collegiate races. Thronson helped Tennessee to the team victory, the first of four Lady Vols to finish the race in the top-10.