CENTERVILLE, MASS. - University of New Hampshire junior harrier Cathy Parker (Westford, Mass.) was named the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Women’s Cross Country “Athlete of the Week” on Thursday.
This past weekend Parker captured the 40th Annual Albany Invitational individual title with a 5K time of 17:14. She won the highly competitive race by 22 seconds, beating out 195 other runners. Parker led the Wildcats to a second-place finish with 72 points, just 11 behind meet-winner Guelph University. Parker was also named America East Women’s Cross Country “Performer of the Week” for the third time this season.
Parker hopes to continue her amazing season with a chance to capture an America East Conference Championship on Saturday (Oct. 28) in Orono, Maine. The race is set for 11:00 a.m.