Tusculum's Furches Named South Atlantic Conference AstroTurf Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week

Tusculum's Furches Named South Atlantic Conference AstroTurf Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week

ROCK HILL, S.C. (TheSAC.com) – The South Atlantic Conference announced its AstroTurf Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week for meets competed in during the week of Sept. 4 through Sept. 9. Tusculum's Alissa Furches was named the runner of the week.

Furches, a junior from Greeneville, Tenn., earned a sixth place finish at the Zaxby's Open last week. She posted a time of 21:17.3, while helping lead the Pioneers to a sixth place finish as a team.

This is Furches' first Runner of the Week accolade this season.

2018 SAC AstroTurf Women's Cross Country Runners of the Week
Sept. 5 – Hannah Mercer, Catawba
Sept. 11 – Alissa Furches, Tusculum

AstroTurf is an official corporate partner of the South Atlantic Conference and title sponsor of the Conference's Player of the Week awards program. 

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