Lyndon harriers dominate NAC weekly honors

LYNDON CENTER, Vt. — Three members of the Lyndon cross country program earned North Atlantic Conference honors for their performances in the week ending Sunday, Oct. 24.

Joshua Grant and Susannah Powell walked off with their respective NAC Runner of the Week awards while Kenedi Hall captured Rookie of the Week honors.

Grant, a sophomore from Nashua, N.H, was the Hornet's top finisher at the St. Michael's College Invitational held Friday, Oct. 22 in Colchester, Vt. He led the Hornets to a fifth-place team finish and placed seventh overall out of 65 competitors.

Grant bested all Division II runners, eight Division I competitors and was two seconds off his eight-kilometer personal record - completing the race in 26:53.

Powell, a senior from Lunenburg, Vt., was the Hornet's top female finisher at the St. Michael's College Invitational. She led the Hornets to a fourth place team finish and ran the five-kilometer course in a personal record time of 21:19 Powell came in 26th amongst a field that featured more than 35 Division I and II runners.

Hall, a freshman from Hartland, Vt., was the Hornet's first freshman to cross the finish line at the St. Michael's College Invitational. He completed the eight-kilometer course in a time of 28:47, four seconds off his personal record. Hall placed 30th overall in the event.