EMU - Voronko Named MAC Runner of the Week

EMU - Voronko Named MAC Runner of the Week

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CLEVELAND, Ohio (EMUEagles.com) — Eastern Michigan University's women's cross country standout Victoria Voronko (Stavropol, Russia-School #42) has been named the Mid-American Conference Runner of the Week, the conference announced Tuesday, Sept. 16. The award marks the second time this season that the senior has earned the honor, and it is the seventh of her career.

Voronko continued the strong start to her final season donning the Green and White with a win at the George Dales Invitational, Sept. 12, leading the Eagles to a 22-37 victory over MAC opponent Western Michigan University. The Stavropol, Russia native crossed the line of the 6,000-meter course in 20:56, which was nearly 25 seconds ahead of the next finisher. Additionally, she finished the race 20 seconds faster than her effort on the course from last season.

The Eagles will travel to the East Coast for their next competition, running in the Battle in Beantown Friday, Sept. 26. The meet, hosted by Boston College, will begin at 3 p.m. in Chestnut Hill, Mass.