MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The SSAC announced the Week No. 1 SSAC Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week, presented by BoxOut Sports. Geoffrey Kipchumba of William Carey (Miss.) was named SSAC Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week, the conference office announced Tuesday.

The awards are based on performance for the week of Aug. 28 – Sept. 3..

Geoffrey Kipchumba (William Carey – SR – Eldoret, Kenya)

  • This is Kipchumba's 11th all-time SSAC Runner of the Week honor
  • He finished 3rd out of 160 runners at the 4-mile Brooks Memphis Twilight XC Classic with a time of 20:02
  • The senior finished behind only two Middle Tennessee State runners, besting entire rosters from Ole Miss, Chattanooga, Arkansas State, Memphis, West Alabama and more