DENVER - New Mexico State's Jonah Ruybalid has been named the Verizon Western Athletic Conference men's Cross Country Athletes of the Week, for Sept. 5-11.
Ruybalid, a junior from Los Lunas, N.M. (Los Lunas HS), placed fifth overall at the Lori Fitzgerald Invitational last week. It marks the second-straight week that Ruybalid has finished with the best overall time for New Mexico State in an event. Ruybalid placed fifth at the event with a time of 21:43.4.
The Aggies will host the 2011 Kachina Classic this coming Saturday, beginning at 8:30 a.m. at the NM State Golf Course.