Lenoir-Rhyne's Kiplagat Named South Atlantic Conference AstroTurf Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week

Lenoir-Rhyne's Kiplagat 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. 24 through Sept. 30-. Lenoir-Rhyne's Domtila Kiplagat was named the runner of the week.

Kiplagat, a senior from Eloret, Kenya, set a new Lenoir-Rhyne 5k record at the Queens Invitational last week. Her time of 18:06 broke the Bear's previous mark and was the top time by any SAC runner at the event. Overall, Kiplagat finished 12th and helped lead the Bears to an 11th place finish as a team.

This is Kiplagat'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
Oct. 2 – Domtila Kiplagat, Lenoir-Rhyne

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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