Westerly’s Andrew Springer was named the Big East cross country athlete of the week for his performance at the Paul Short Invitational in Bethlehem, Pa. on Oct. 5.
The Georgetown University graduate student finished fourth in the 8,000-meter race with a time of 23 minutes, 52 seconds, leading the then 20th-ranked Hoyas to a third-place finish in the 47-team gold division.
Springer placed third overall in the season-opening, eight-team Navy Invitational in Annapolis, Md. on Sept. 14. His time on the 8K course was 24:11.03.