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Moutsinga Named Big South Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week

Moutsinga Named Big South Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week

Senior women’s cross country runner Anne Marie Moutsinga (Galati, Romania/Radu Negru) has been named the Big South Conference Women’s Cross Country Runner of the Week, the conference office announced Oct. 19. Moutsinga earned the honor for her performance at the NCAA Pre-Nationals in Terre Haute, Ind.

Moutsinga ran 21:06 to finish 17th overall out of 234 runners in the 6k White Race. It was her fourth top-20 finish for Coastal in as many years at Pre-Nationals. It also was her fourth consecutive top-20 finish, helping Coastal finish 18th out of 34 teams.

This is the second time that Moutsinga has earned the honor this season. She was named Runner of the Week for the week ending Sept. 4.

Coastal Carolina’s women’s cross country team, under head coach Alan Connie, will compete in the Big South Cross Country Championships Oct. 29, in Lexington, Va. The race is hosted by the Virginia Military Institute and starts at 10 a.m.