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Julia Viellehner Named Big South Runner of the Week

Julia Viellehner Named Big South Runner of the Week

Grabs Honors for the Second Time this Season

    

Charlotte- N.C.- Coastal Carolina’s Julia Viellehner (Winhoring, Germany/Maria Ward Gymnasium) has been named the Big South Conference Choice Hotels Women’s Cross Country Runner of the Week, October 4.

Villehner notched a Big South record 20:33 in the 6K to finish third out of 237 at the Paul Short Invitational over the weekend. She finished ahead of several All-Americans at the race as the CCU women finished 10th overall. The honor marks her second Big South Runner of the Week nod this season.

Viellehner has had three stellar performances in all three meets so far this season for the Lady Chanticleers. She set new course records at both the Covered Bridge Open (9/1) and the CCU Invitational (9/16).

Coastal Carolina has this weekend off before traveling to Terre Haute, Ind. for NCAA Pre-Nationals on October 14.