Stephanie Verdi wins final Great South Runner of the Week Award
October 17, 2013
Atlanta, GA- The GSAC has announced the fall sports week six Players of the Week and, following voting by the league’s sports information directors, student-athletes from Agnes Scott, Salem and Wesleyan took home the awards.
GSAC Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week - Stephanie Verdi of Salem
Stephanie Verdi was Salem College's top finisher for the third straight meet. She completed the 5k course in 20:44, finishing 71st of 200 runners at the ESPN Walt Disney World Cross Country Classic. Stephanie was the second NCAA Division III runner to cross the line, missing the top spot by 7 seconds. She lead the Salem team to a 15th place finish among 24 teams, defeating three D-III, two D-II and three NAIA programs.
The GSAC sports information directors nominate Player of the Week candidates and then vote on the top two nominees in each sport as selected by the conference office. Player of the Week voting occurs on Tuesdays and the weekly announcement of the winners is released eachWednesday morning.