Gentie repeats as NAIA National Runner of the Week
HUNTINGTON, Ind. – For the second straight week, Huntington University junior Adrien Gentie was tabbed the NAIA Men’s Runner of the Week as announced by the national office earlier today.
Gentie was the overall champion of the IWU Twilight Invitational on Friday evening. His winning time of 24:39.7 is currently the fastest 8K time on record this fall in the NAIA as well as in the top ten across all college divisions.
It was a new PR for Gentie with his nearest competitor more than 20 seconds behind him. His average mile time for the 8K was 4:57.7.
The Foresters brought home the Twilight Invitational title with a collective time of 2:08.43. Next up for Johnson’s crew is the Rumble in the Fort on Friday afternoon.
Stoffel named NAIA National Runner of the Week
HUNTINGTON, Ind. – Huntington University junior Hannah Stoffel has been named the NAIA Women’s Runner of the Week for her outstanding performance at IWU’s Twilight Invitational Friday night.
The Huntington native clocked in at 17:19.9 for a 5:34.7 per mile pace to blow away the competition as her nearest competitor was 40 seconds behind her. Stoffel’s winning time proved not only a new HU program record but a new course and meet record as well.
Stoffel currently sits atop the NAIA for the fastest 5K time this fall in addition to ranking in the top ten across all college divisions.
The Foresters are back in action Friday afternoon to run in the Rumble in the Fort.