Schnell named womens SoCon Runner of the Week
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG's Ashley Schnell has been honored as the women's Southern Conference Runner of the Week for her performance during the weekend of Oct. 1-2, the league office announced today.
The junior from Lincoln, Neb., set a UNCG school record with her time of 17:37 at the Greater Louisville Classic. Her time was about 25 seconds faster than the previous record.
Schnell finished 18th in a very competitive field that included many of the top teams in the region. Schnell helped the Spartans to a 14th place finish as a team. Schnell is a music performance major with a 4.0 GPA.
The Spartans now have a week off before they run at the Royal Cross Country Challenge in Charlotte, N.C., Oct. 15.
2010 Southern Conference Women's Runner of the
Week 1: Brittney Caudle, Appalachian State
Week 2: Anneli Uys, Chattanooga
Week 3: Lauren D'Alessio, Samford
Week 4: Dena O'Brien, College of Charleston
Week 5: Ashley Schnell, UNCG
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