AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University men's cross country junior Daniel Broadhead was named the Peach Belt Conference Runner of the Week after winning the Jaguar Cross Country Challenge on Sept. 9. The Peach Belt announced the award from their league offices in Augusta, Ga., Tuesday Thursday afternoon.
The Jaguars swept the weekly Peach Belt honors, as Augusta women's cross country freshman Micah Weathers was also named the ROTW.
Broadhead won the Jaguar Cross Country Invitational over the weekend for the second year in a row. The junior from Jesup, Ga., covered the 8k distance in 27:02.0, finishing 12 seconds ahead of teammate Hunter Kimball. Broadhead not only picked up his second career win, he also had his seventh overall top 10, his second this year. His efforts helped the Jaguars to the team championship at the event.
It is Broadhead's first PBC Runner of the Week award and he becomes the eighth Jaguar to win it all time.
Augusta heads to the Wingate Bulldog Stampede in Wingate, N.C., Sept. 23 for the next race.
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