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Hiegel Named ODAC Runner of the Week

Bridgewater College men's cross country runner Jamie Hiegel runs towards the finish line.

FOREST, VA. - Bridgewater College men's cross country junior Jamie Hiegel has been selected as the ODAC Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week. The player of the week is selected by the conference office and was announced Monday afternoon. 

Hiegel finished second over the weekend and came up just 1.2-seconds shy of claiming the individual title at the Don Cathcart Invitational hosted by Salisbury University. Hiegel's eight-kilomteer time of 25:24.42 marks the top 8K performance in the ODAC this season. His efforts helped Bridgewater to a third-place finish in the team standings with 99 points. 

Hiegel and Bridgewater cross country will return to action on Saturday Oct. 14 when they compete in the Oberlin Inter-Regional Rumble in Oberlin, Ohio beginning at 10:30 a.m.