Clarksville, Ark.-University of the Ozarks junior Nathan Rankin was named the American Southwest Conference Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week for the third time this season, it was announced Monday.
Rankin, a native of Plano, Texas, ran a 25:14.2, a program-best, to place 39th at the Greater Louisville Classic in Kentucky. Rankin topped his own time of 25:25.0 he set at the NCAA III Regional last season. Rankin's time Saturday helped the Eagles place 30th overall. It is his fifth ASC Runner of the Week of the season.