Tegenkamp named MIAA Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week

Kansas City, Mo. -- Missouri Southern junior Marlee Tegenkamp has been named the MIAA Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week the league announced today. 

Tegenkamp won the individual title at the Missouri S&T Jackling Jocks Invite this weekend, helping the Lions to a third place finish as a team. She traversed the 5k course in a time of 17:56, six seconds in front of her nearest competitor. The Lions, as a team, trailed the meet winner, Harding, by ten points and second place PSU by seven points.   

Southern is off this week, before playing host to the 2011 MIAA Cross Country Championships on Oct. 22.