NORCROSS, Ga. – The Southern States Athletic Conference (SSAC) has named Spring Hill College's Jordan Travis as its Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week for the week of September 10-16, 2012.
Travis, a freshman from Poplarville, Miss., ran the 8,000-meter Azalea City Classic hosted by the University of South Alabama in a time of 27:47.81 on Saturday morning in Mobile.
With the 20th best 8-kilometer time in SHC history, Travis finished as the top Badger runner and the second NAIA runner in the event. Overall, he placed 33rd out of105 runners.
The Badgers next run at the Gulf Coast Stampede hosted by the University of West Florida on Saturday in Pensacola, Fla.