Senior Anne Marie Moutsinga (Galati, Romania/Radu Negru) has been named the Big South Conference Womens Cross Country Runner of the Week, the conference office announced recently.
In her first event of the season, Moutsinga finished in fourth place in a strong field at the University of North Carolina Cross Country Challenge Sept. 18, in Chapel Hill, N.C. Moutsinga ran the 5K course in a time of 18:03.
Moutsinga has won the Big South Conference Championships two years in a row and finished 48th in the 2003 NCAA Championships.
She joins senior Terah Kipchiris (Kitale, Kenya/Saboti Secondary), who was named the Big South Male Cross Country Runner of the Week Sept. 15.
Both the mens and womens cross country teams travel to Cary, N.C., for the Great American Cross Country Invitational Oct. 1, at 6 p.m.