Men's Cross Country

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Hussein Garners NESCAC Performer of the Week Honors

Hussein Garners NESCAC Performer of the Week Honors

NESCAC RELEASE

AMHERST, Mass. – Amherst College junior harrier Mohamed Hussein has been named the men's cross country NESCAC Performer of the Week, as announced by the league office Monday.

His fourth Performer of the Week honor in Amherst's past 11 races, Hussein earns the selection following a fifth place finish at the 8k, 225-runner NEICAAA Championships in Franklin Park in Boston, Mass.

The sole Division III runner in the top-23, Hussein recorded an average mile time of 4:49.0 to cross the finish line in 24:45.9 and lead the Purple & White to a seventh place team finish in the 34-team meet that featured squads of all Divisions.

Amherst returns to action on Saturday, Oct. 15 when they travel to Wesleyan University for the Little III Championships beginning at 1 p.m.