O'Brien Named NCAC Runner of the Week

O'Brien Named NCAC Runner of the Week

October 10, 2012

Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw freshman Heather O’Brien (Indianapolis/Bishop Chatard) has been named the North Coast Athletic Conference Women’s Cross Country Runner of the Week for her performance at the Gibson Family Pre-National Invitational.

O’Brien was the Tigers’ top finisher with a 25th-place showing out of 325 runners completing the five-kilometer course with a time of 23:00.5. The Tigers placed 13th as a team with O’Brien’s help.

She has been the Tigers’ top finisher in each of three meets with 16th- and 23rd-place performances earlier this fall.

DePauw returns to action on Saturday, October 13, at the Brooks Invitational in Oshkosh, Wis.

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