Men's Cross Country
Eric Johnson, Roanoke College
Johnson, a senior from Topsham, Maine, ran away with the individual title at the Washington & Lee Invitational, completing the 8-k run 12 seconds quicker than the second place running in a time of 28:25.00. His performance helped Roanoke to a second place team finish.
Women's Cross Country
Becca Taylor, Washington & Lee University
Taylor, a sophomore from Hamilton, Ohio, out ran her nearest competition by four seconds as she finished first overall at the Washington & Lee Invitational at W&L Dick Miller Course. The former All-ODAC First Team star clocked in at 20:54.00 to help her squad to the overall meet victory.
Laura Christianson, Lynchburg College
Christianson, a senior from Virginia Beach, Va., scored three times in Lynchburg's 7-0 win at Sweet Briar College on Thursday. Each of the attacker's tallies came in the first half of play to help the Hornets to a 2-0 week. For the season, Christianson boasts a team-best four goals and one assist for nine points.
Elliott Anderson, Emory & Henry College
Anderson, a junior from Ooltewah, Tenn., scored a game-winning and game-tying goal this week as the Wasps went 3-0-1. Broke the deadlock against LaGrange in the 85th minute with the second of his two goals in the week's final contest. A day earlier, he helped earn a time for E&H with a 73rd minute score. For the week, Anderson notched four goals and an assist.
Jennah Carter, Guilford College
Carter, a senior from Orland, Fla., had a hand in four of Guilford's five goals during the team's 2-0 week. She scored twice in the final 4:05, including the game-winner with five seconds left, to rally the Quakers past Methodist, 3-2. She scored the first goal and assisted on the game-clincher in Guilford's upset victory over Emory, the South Region's fifth-ranked team.
Lauren Edmonson, Washington & Lee University
Edmonson, a senior from Crystal Lake, Ill., was named the Most Valuable Player of the Washington & Lee Invitational as the Generals took the team title with a 4-0 overall record. The former All-ODAC First Team libero collected 54 digs over the four contests, good enough for a solid 4.5 digs per game average. She also added nine service aces to the winning effort.