Lizzie Naval of Erskine Named Conference Carolinas Women’s Runner of the Week

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Lizzie Naval of Erskine has been named the Conference Carolinas Women’s Cross Country Runner of the Week for the second time this season.

The league office made the official announcement on Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. 

Naval finished first with a 6K time of 24:50.9 at the Flying Fleet Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 28 at Bobby Clarke Farm in Due West, S.C.

The freshman from Summerville, S.C. claimed an individual win for the second time in her first three meets of the 2019 season. She also won Conference Carolinas Runner of the Week after taking top honors at the Due West Opener on Sept. 6 in Due West, S.C.

Naval’s second individual win of the season helped lead Erskine to the team title at the Flying Fleet Invitational.

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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 Women’s Cross Country Runners of the Week

Week One (Sept. 9, 2019)
Lizzie Naval – Erskine

Week Two (Sept. 16, 2019)
Hope Whisman – North Greenville 

Week Three (Sept. 23, 2019)
Leah Hanle – Mount Olive

Week Four (Sept. 30, 2019)
Lizzie Naval – Erskine