Dearth Named MEC Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week

Dearth Named MEC Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week

BRIDGEPORT -- West Virginia Wesleyan's Matt Dearth (pictured) and Wheeling Jesuit's Kelsey Chambers have earned Mountain East Conference Runner of the Week honors for their efforts on the cross country course last week.

Dearth, a senior from Bridgeport, W.Va., finished 13th overall at the Adidas Invitational at Rock Hill, S.C. He finished first in a field of 69 Division II runners with a time of 26:40 on the 8,000-meter course. 

Chambers, a senior from New Cumberland, W.Va., was fourth at the DII/III Challenge at the Kutztown University Farm Course. She finished the 6,000-meter course with a time of 22:53 and averaged 6:04 per mile. 
 

2017 MEC Runners of the Week
  Male Female
Sept. 5 Justin Snyder (CU) Sydney Pineault (WVWC)
Sept. 12 Justin Snyder (CU) Sydney Haynes (CU)
Sept. 19 Matt Dearth (WVWC) Kelsey Chambers (WJU)