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 Oct. 15 through Oct. 21. Lenoir-Rhyne's Domtila Kiplagat was named the runner of the week.

Kiplagat, a senior from Eldoret, Kenya, recorded the fastest 6k time in Lenoir-Rhyne history when she captured first place at the Lenoir-Rhyne Classic. She crossed the finish line with a winning time of 21:24.14. Kiplagat also helped guide the Bears to a first place finish as a team.

This is Kiplagat's third 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
Oct. 9 – Natane Deruytter, Queens
Oct. 16 - Domtila Kiplagat, Lenoir-Rhyne
Oct. 23 - 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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