Cross Country | Tuesday, September 21, 2010
Mattox is Honored as NWC Student-Athlete of the Week
Wins Willamette Grass Course Title
SALEM, ORE. -- Kimber Mattox (Jr., Bend, OR/Bend HS/Cornell University) from Willamette University has been chosen the Northwest Conference Women's Cross Country Student-Athlete of the Week for her efforts at the Willamette Grass Course on Friday, Sept. 17. Mattox won the 5-kilometer women's race and contributed to Willamette taking the women's team title.
Mattox earned the individual championship in a field of 53 runners with a time of 19:03.41. Her margin of victory was 29.52 seconds over Mimi Seeley of Linfield College in second place. Mattox helped Willamette claim a 1-3-4-6-8 finish to rank first in the women's team standings with a score of 22.
Willamette will compete at the Linfield Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 25 at Willamette Mission State Park. The action is set to begin at 10 a.m. (PDT).