LAS CRUCES, N.M.-Senior Courtney Schultz of
the New Mexico State University women's cross country team was named Western
Athletic Conference Athlete of the Week for the week of Sept. 24-30.
a senior from Cloudcroft, N.M. (Cloudcroft HS), posted one of her best career
results when she finished second overall at the Rim Rock Collegiate
Invitational in Lawrence, Kan., with a time of 20:30.90 in the 6K. Schultz
finished just one second behind Rebecca Addison of Michigan who finished first
overall. Schultz now owns the
second-best record all-time for that particular course design. The third-place
finisher crossed the finish line 15 seconds behind Schultz.
assisted the Aggies place fifth overall at the meet, finishing above some of
the strongest programs in the Midwest region, such as Kansas, Kansas State,
Texas Tech and Nebraska.
is the second time Schultz has earned the award of WAC Athlete of the
Week. Schultz was named WAC Athlete of
the Week for the first week of the cross country season (Aug. 27-Sept. 2) when
she placed first overall at the Lobo Invitational with a time of 18:11.9 in the
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