Jacob Gonzalez of Mount Olive Selected Conference Carolinas Men’s Cross Country Runner of the Week

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Jacob Gonzalez of Mount Olive has been selected as the Conference Carolinas Men’s Cross Country Runner of the Week.

The league office made the official announcement on Monday, Oct. 14, 2019. 

Gonzalez just missed on his personal-best in collecting his first top-10 finish of the 2019 season at the loaded Royals Challenge that featured 57 men’s teams across all divisions.

The junior from Four Oaks, N.C. posted a time of 24:16.2 to finish ninth out of 519 runners.

This is Conference Carolinas

Conference Carolinas has a rich tradition in roots that dates back to its early initial inception on Dec. 6, 1930. The NCAA Division II athletics conference presently has member schools located in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.

Conference Carolinas member institutions are Barton, Belmont Abbey, Chowan, Converse, Emmanuel, Erskine, King, Lees-McRae, Limestone, Mount Olive, North Greenville and Southern Wesleyan. 

Conference Carolinas believes in the development and formation of the whole person in body, mind and soul. Our students are nationally recognized for their extraordinary success in the classroom, in the community and at the highest levels of NCAA competition.

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2019 Conference Carolinas Men’s Cross Country Runners of the Week

Week One (Sept. 9, 2019)

Tristin Bertie - Lees-McRae

Week Two (Sept. 16, 2019)
Shane Shelafoe  Emmanuel

Week Three (Sept. 23, 2019)
Tai Smith – Mount Olive 

Week Four (Sept. 30, 2019)
Tristin Bertie - Lees-McRae

Week Five (Oct. 7, 2019)
Tai Smith – Mount Olive 

Week Six (Oct. 14, 2019)
Jacob Gonzalez, Mount Olive