SEARCY, Ark. (HU) – Harding University senior Wojciech Kopec was named the Gulf South Conference Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week on Wednesday.
The honor is Kopec's second in the last three weeks. Kopec posted a person-best 10K time of 31:09 on Saturday at the Chile Pepper Cross Country Festival in Fayetteville, Ark. He placed 65th among 470 runners. Kopec's previous career best in the 10K was 32:14.
Kopec and the 10th-ranked Harding Bisons will host the Bison Stampede this weekend at the Wyldewood Retreat Center in Searcy, Ark. Races begin at 10 a.m.