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Harding's Biwott and Zaborowska named GAC Cross Country Runners of the Week

From Harding University

After winning both team titles at this past weekend's Gulf Coast Stampede, the Great American Conference has named student-athletes from Harding University as the men's and women's cross country runners of the week.

MEN'S RUNNER OF THE WEEK

Harding senior Phillip Biwott has been named GAC Runner of the Week after finishing first in this past weekend's Gulf Coast Stampede, hosted by the University of West Florida. The Eldoret, Kenya finished the 8K event with atime of 25:20.10 for his first-ever collegiate win. Biwott won the race by 24 seconds over his second-place teammate Lajos Farkas. That pair aided Harding to a first place finish in the event out of 13 participating teams.

WOMEN'S RUNNER OF THE WEEK

Harding freshman Ewa Zaborowska has been named GAC Runner of the Week after finishing third in this past weekend's Gulf Coast Stampede in her first collegiate race. The Wejherowo, Poland native finished the 5K event with a time of 18:13.50 to help her team win the overall title out of 16 teams. Zaborowska finished second among attached runners.

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