Shannon Walsh named SAA Women's Runner of the Week

Shannon Walsh (photo by Cari Dean)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern freshman Shannon Walsh has been named the Southern Athletic Association Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week.

Walsh, from Eugene, Ore., was BSC's top female runner this past weekend at the Montevallo Falcon Classic, placing sixth out of 51 runners of all divisions with a 6K time of 24:50.93. Her finish helped the Panthers to a close second-place finish overall among all teams. BSC was the only Division III team in the field.

The BSC cross country teams are in action this Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Berry Invitational in Rome, Ga.