Steiger Named Runner Of The Week

Steiger Named Runner Of The Week

(Thursday, September 24; Sioux Center, Iowa) The Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) and Hauff Mid-America Sports are proud to announce the Cross Country Runners-of-the-Week for competitions from September 14-20.  Eric Steiger (Junior; Lynden, Washington), is the men’s honoree this week.

Steiger ran a 25:31 at the Morningside Invite on Saturday, September 19 at Adam’s Nature Preserve in McCook Lake, South Dakota.  Steiger was the top-finishing NAIA runner on the 8,000 meter course, finishing fourth overall in a field that featured 120 runners.

“Eric ran a great race this past weekend.  He moved incredibly well through miles two, three and five,  putting himself in position to finish in the top-five of the meet,” said Dordt cross country coach Nate Wolf.

Dordt will be back in action on Saturday, October 3 at the Briar Cliff Invite.