Coastal’s Nadeel Wildschutt and Lisha van Onselen Win Sun Belt Honors
NEW ORLEANS, La. - Coastal Carolina men’s and women’s cross country teams swept the weekly awards for the Sun Belt Cross Country Athletes of the Week.
Freshman Nadeel Wildschutt, competing in his first meet as a Chanticleer, finished first in the Mountain to Sea Cross Country event hosted by Appalachian State. Wildschutt, a Ceres, South African native, paced the Chants to a fourth place team finish with his time of 24:59.4 in the 8k race.
Lisha van Onselen led the way for Coastal with her third place finish in the 5k event with her time of 17:46.4. The Amanzimtoti, South African native, helped the women’s team to a fourth place finish.
Coastal Carolina’s men’s and women’s cross country teams will return to action Sept. 21 at the Intramural Fields in Conway for the Fleet Feet CCU Invitational.