McCarthy Receives NCAC Weekly Honor
by Brent Harris
October 11, 2010
Junior Kevin McCarthy has been named the North Coast Athletic Conference Men's Runner of the Week after his performance at the Dan Huston Pre-Nationals Invitational at Wartburg, Iowa Saturday.
McCarthy helped Wabash finish third out of 25 teams at the event. The Little Giants finished ahead of two nationally-ranked programs — fourth-place Augustana (ranked 13th in this week's US Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association poll) and fifth-place Wisconsin-Platteville (ranked seventh by the USTFCCCA).
McCarthy finished 23rd overall out of a field of 292 runners with a time of 26:33, his second-best time of the season on a 8000-meter course.
McCarthy and the rest of the Wabash team will compete at the Oberlin Inter-Regional Rumble Saturday morning.
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