Wingate's Diaz Named South Atlantic Conference AstroTurf Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week

Wingate's Diaz 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. 17 through Sept. 23. Wingate's Julie Diaz was named the runner of the week.

Diaz, a sophomore from Murrieta, Calif., took home the individual title at the Bulldog Stampede last week. She crossed the finish line with a time on 24:00.01 in the 6k event, 39-seconds ahead of the second place finisher. She also led the Wingate women's cross country team to a first place finish as a team.

This is Diaz's 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
Sept. 18 – Abigail Bozarth, Anderson
Sept. 25 – Julie Diaz, Wingate

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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