YORK, Pa. – The Capital Athletic Conference announced weekly awards for the week ending October 1. Salisbury University cross country freshman Branson Oduor was named Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week for his performance at the 28th Annual Don Cathcart Invitational.
Oduor finished first out of 92 runners in the men's 8k race posting a time of 25:48.74 with an average mile time of 5:11.6 to earn the victory. The Sea Gulls won the event overall totaling 27 points and a time of 2:10:51.99.
His first-place finish is Oduor's best this season since finishing second at the Bill Fritz/Charlie Way Invitational hosted by Rowan University on September 17. Oduor has finished in the top four of every race so far this season for Salisbury.
The Sea Gulls return to action this weekend when they compete in the DeSales University Invitational on October 8. The event is scheduled to start at 10 a.m.