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Kling Named the Big South Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week

Kling had career-best time and finish.

Sophmore Kyle Kling earned Runner of the Week after winning the Gamecock Open Friday, Sept. 4.

Sophmore Kyle Kling earned Runner of the Week after winning the Gamecock Open Friday, Sept. 4.

Sept. 10, 2009

CONWAY, S.C.-Sophomore Kyle Kling was named the Big South Conference Choice Hotels Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week announced by the League office today (Sept. 10).

Kling won the Gamecock Open with a 5k time of 15:19.39 Friday, Sept. 4 in Columbia, S.C. He was ahead of his opponent by 22 seconds and improved his time from last year's competition by 44 seconds. The race was a career-best time and finish for Kling. He also led the Chanticleers to win as a team for the second-consecutive year with 21 points.