Basting Named OVC Male Runner Of The Week

Tuesday, September 18 2012 - Illinois Intercollegiates - Bryce Basting


Bryce Basting 2012 Walt Crawford Open
BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Eastern Illinois men's sophomore cross country runner Bryce Bastinghas been selected as the Ohio Valley Conference Male Runner of the Week following his performance at the Illinois Intercollegiate meet last Friday.  The Panthers return to action on Sept. 29 at Louisville.

Basting placed seventh overall out of 339 competitors (and fourth out of 69 Division I runners) on the 8K Weibring Golf Course at Illinois State.  He posted a career best time of 24:44 which ranks as the 20th best time in EIU history and the second fastest 8K in the OVC this season.

As a team EIU placed seventh out of 38 schools.  This marks the second straight week that EIU has won the OVC Male Runner of the Week honor.