Western Illinois Sweeps #SummitXC Weekly Accolades

Western Illinois Sweeps #SummitXC Weekly Accolades

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – In their regular season-finale, Western Illinois swept the eighth and final #SummitXC Athletes of the Week, as Quintin Thurman and Nicole Beebe were tabbed the Men's and Women's Cross Country Athletes of the Week, respectively.  The pair guided the Leathernecks to a first-place team finish at the WIU-hosted Leatherneck Open.

MEN'S
Quintin Thurman, Western Illinois
Junior | Rushville, Ill.

  • Clocked a personal-best, first-place 8K time of 26:54.9 at the Western Illinois-hosted Leatherneck Open
  • Broke his previous personal-best by 35 seconds
  • This is the first weekly honor for Thurman

Also nominated: N/A

WOMEN'S
Nicole Beebe, Western Illinois
Senior | Canton, Ill.

  • Broke the Western Illinois 6K record with a first-place time of 21:38.5 at the WIU-hosted Leatherneck Open
  • Topped Alycia Thurston's 2012 6K record by 10 seconds
  • Earned first career weekly accolade

Also nominated: N/A

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