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.
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.