Etherton Named MW XC Athlete of the Week

Sept. 11, 2012

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Fresno State sophomore Lyndsie Etherton earned Mountain West Women's Cross Country Athlete of the Week honors for her race contested Sept. 8, 2012, announced Tuesday from the conference office. It is the first Mountain West career honor for Etherton.

A Fresno, Calif., native, Etherton won the Sacramento State Hornet Jamboree in Sacramento, Calif. She ran a time of 17:13.7 over the 5-kilometer race, the best time of her cross country career at that distance. The mark tied her for second on the Fresno State career-best list in the 5K.

Etherton was also tabbed the Sysco Student-Athlete of the Week on Monday.

2012 Mountain West Women's Cross Country Athletes of the Week
Sept. 4 - Kaitlin Hanenburg, Jr., Colorado State
Sept. 11 - Lyndsie Etherton, So., Fresno State

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