ROCK HILL, S.C. (TheSAC.com)– The South Atlantic Conference announced its AstroTurf Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week in meets competed in during the fifth week of the 2019 season. Lincoln Memorial's Michael Jakubek was named the runner of the week.
Jakubek, a sophomore from Pysel, Czechia competed in the Upstate Invitational in Spartanburg, SC. this past weekend. He placed fifth out of 76 competitors in the men's 8k, with a time of 26:07.9. He finished fourth among colligate runners and third among scoring runners. Jakubek also helped lead the Railsplitters to their best finish thus far, with a second-place finish overall.
This is Jakubek's first Runner of the Week honor for the 2019 season.
2019 SAC AstroTurf Men's Cross Country Runners of the Week
Sept. 10 – Josh Adkins, Lenoir-Rhyne
Sept. 17 – Anthony Raftis, Queens
Sept. 24 – Micah Kipchumba, Wingate
Oct. 1 – Anthony Raftis, Queens
Oct. 8 – Michael Jakubek, Lincoln Memorial
AstroTurf is an official corporate partner of the South Atlantic Conference and title sponsor of the Conference's Player of the Week awards program.