Clarksville, Ark.-University of the Ozarks junior Nathan Rankin was named the American Southwest Conference Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week, the conference announced Monday.
Rankin, a native of Plano, Texas, posted a 35th-place finish to lead the Eagles at the Rhodes College Invitational Saturday in Memphis, competing against numerous NCAA Division I runners. He ran a 26:03.3 8K for the Eagles, helping the team finish 15th overall. This is Rankin's second Runner of the Week award of the season and fourth of his career.
Ozarks will travel to Louisville, Kentucky for the NCAA III Pre-Nationals October 5.