Smith named Warrior Athlete of the Week

Kari Smith (women’s cross country) has been named the Warrior Athlete of the Week

Kari Smith (women’s cross country) has been named the Warrior Athlete of the Week

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Kari Smith (women’s cross country) has been named the Warrior Athlete of the Week for her performance in the Albright Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 18.

Smith, a senior from Corning, N.Y., led the Lady Warriors to their best finish of the season when she posted a 10-second personal best, finishing in 12th-place with a time of 26:20 over the 6,000-meter course.

The 12th-place finish is the highest finish for any male or female runner on the team in any race this season.

The Lady Warriors finished in sixth-place with a combined score of 141 points.

Both the women’s and men’s teams will travel to East Stroudsburg on Saturday, Oct. 25.

Lycoming’s sports information office will announce a Warrior Athlete of the Week in each week throughout the 2008-09 academic year. The athlete will be featured on the homepage of the athletics Web site, http://www.lycoming.edu/athletics.

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