LAGAT CHOSEN AS CIAA MEN’S RUNNER OF THE WEEK

LAGAT CHOSEN AS CIAA MEN’S RUNNER OF THE WEEK

 

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Sophomore Mike Lagat (Eldoret, Kenya) was named the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Conference Men's Cross-Country Runner of the Week announced Wednesday.

 

Lagat received the honor after winning the Trojan Invitational race on Sept. 21 with a time of 26:21 in the men's 8k race.

 

The selection is Lagat's first this season as the Bears finished fifth overall at the meet.

 

Shaw will return to action Saturday, Sept. 29 at the 33rd Annual Greensboro Invitational in Greensboro, N.C.

 

For the most up-to-date information on Shaw men's cross-country and its 13 varsity sport teams, visit www.shawbears.com.