For immediate release – 9/17/2012 - #056
Stanton and Bernal Earn ODAC Athlete of the Week Honors
FOREST, VA – Lynchburg College's Cody Stanton and Leidy J. Arias Bernal took home the Men's and Women's Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Cross Country Athletes of the Week Monday, for the week of September 17.
Both Hornet teams competed Saturday at the Iona College Meet of Champions. The LC men placed 10th at the meet, held at Van Cortlandt Park. Stanton, a junior, paced Lynchburg with a 17th-place finish in 26:10 – and was the top Division III finisher in the 141-runner field.
The Hornet women placed 12th Saturday. Bernal, a freshman, finished 50th in 25:13 in the largely Division I and Division II field. She had the best time among non-Division I and Division II athletes.
The Hornets head to the Doc Jopson Invite this Friday at 5 p.m. at Peakview Park in Penn Laird, VA.