NJCAA Region 8 XC Notebook: October 5

Photo courtesy of Jason Hendrix
Photo courtesy of Jason Hendrix

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (October 5, 2020) – The Florida College System Activities Association (FCSAA) has released its NJCAA Region 8 Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Runners of the Week.

Region 8 runners had access to two major events over the weekend, the B3R Sports Invitational in Ocala, Fla., as well as the FSU Invitational in Tallahassee, Fla., which was run at Apalachee Regional Park, site of this month's FCSAA Championships.

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NJCAA Region 8 Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week
Andy Martinez, Daytona State
Melbourne, Fla. 

  • Running his first 8K race of the season, he posted a 25:48 at the FSU Invitational, good for a seventh-place finish in the college race

NJCAA Region 8 Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week
Kyja Williams, Lake-Sumter State
Gainesville, Fla. 

  • Was Region 8's top female runner and placed second overall at the B3R Sports Invitational with a 5K time of 20:58