Mountain West Names Cross Country Athletes of the Week - September 4, 2012

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Colorado State juniors Alex Muntefering and Kaitlin Hanenburg have earned Mountain West Men's and Women's Cross Country Athletes of the Week honors, respectively, for races contested from Aug. 31-Sept. 2, 2012. It is the first career honor for Muntefering and Hanenburg. Muntefering is the first CSU men's honoree since Sept. 26, 2006.

Muntefering, a native of Parkston, S.D., placed third at the Colorado State Open in Fort Collins. He covered the 5-kilometer course with a time of 15:29.7. The top Ram finisher at the meet, it was also Muntefering's highest finish in his CSU career.

A Colorado Springs, Colo., native, Hanenburg won the women's side of the Colorado State Open. She ran a time of 18:06.9 over 5-kilometers for the first collegiate win of her career.

2012 Mountain West Men's Cross Country Athletes of the Week
Sept. 4 - Alex Muntefering, Jr., Colorado State

2012 Mountain West Women's Cross Country Athletes of the Week
Sept. 4 - Kaitlin Hanenburg, Jr., Colorado State