Brevard's Alycia Andrade Named SAC Female Runner of the WeekOctober 20, 2008
Rock Hill, S.C. – Brevard College senior Alycia Andrade was tabbed the South Atlantic Conference Female Runner of the Week announced today.
Andrade (Somerset, Mass.) won the weekly award, as she edged out Lenoir-Rhyne’s Gennilee Eisenmann by one point.
Andrade captured the women's title at the Wingate Pre-Conference Invitational Thursday afternoon on the campus of Wingate University. The senior finished the 5K course in a time of 20:07, 14 seconds ahead of Francis Marion's Kelly May. The individual victory is the first of the season for Andrade. It was the fourth-straight meet in which Andrade has finished in the top-four individually.
This week’s SAC Female Runner of the Week honor is the first of Andrade’s career. With the conference weekly award, Andrade becomes the first Brevard College student-athlete to be named the SAC Player of the Week in any sport.
The SAC Runner of the Week is determined by a vote of the sports information directors of the league.