Three Women’s Cross Country runners earn NAIA Scholar-Athlete Award

Karina Graziani -

KANSAS CITY, Mo. --- Three Carlow University women’s cross country runners earned 2018 NAIA Scholar-Athlete awards, as announce by the association this week.

In order to be nominated by an institution, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and must have achieved a junior academic status to qualify for this honor.

Senior Leanne Glaub, junior Megan Horgan and junior Katherine Winter earned this honor for the Celtics.

Glaub, a forensic accounting major from West Seneca, N.Y., ran in two races for the Celtics this season with an average time of 25:40. Her best time was at the RSC Championships (5K) where she finished in 24:45.

Horgan, a nursing major from Bethel Park, Pa., ran in six races for the Celtics this season with an average time of 29.13. Her best time was at the RSC Championships where she ran 23:57 in the 5K race.

Winter, an art and art history major from Pittsburgh, Pa., also ran in six races for the Celtics. She averaged 29:41, and her best time came at the 5K RSC Championship race, where she finished in 24:44.

The Celtics scored well enough to earn sixth place at the Carnegie Mellon Invitational and third place at the Penn State Fayette Roaring Lions Invitational this season.

Read the complete list of honorees here.

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