Meredith and Reinman Named Association of Division III Independents Runners of the Week

Reinman setting the pace while Coach Klech watches on
Reinman setting the pace while Coach Klech watches on

OVERLAND PARK, KS (9-26) - UC Santa Cruz senior Lizzie Meredith and sophomore Solomon Reinman were selected as the Association of Division III Independents Women's and Men's Runners of the Week.

Meredith, a native of Newcastle, California, finished in second place at the Pioneer Invitational with a time of 23:09 in the 6k race to lead the Banana Slugs to the victory in the team competition.

Meredith racing toward finish at Pioneer Invite

Reinman, an Arcata native, won the Pioneer Invitational out of a field of 39 runners. He ran the 8k race in a time of 29:14.8 and also led the Banana Slugs to a first place finish in the team competition.

The next event for the Banana Slugs is Saturday as they take part in the Capital Cross Challenge in Sacramento.