OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Sophomores Sydney Gutierrez and Paul Colosi were chosen as the Association of Division III Independents women's and men's cross country Runner of the Week.
Gutierrez, the September Runner of the Month, led the UCSC women at Santa Clara's Bronco Invite with a 20th-place finish out of 96 runners. The sophomore recorded a time of 23:36.4 in the 6K race and helped pace the Banana Slugs to a third place team finish.
Colosi, who ran in the NCAA Finals last season, finished in 6th place out of 155 runners in the Bronco Invite. He posted a time of 25:16.1 in the 8K race and helped lead the Banana Slugs to a first place team finish and their fastest team race in school history.