Athlete of The Week

10/01/2010 12:17
Week #3 (9/24 - 9/30/10)
Rachel Jensen
(Lane, Freshman)
Event: 6K at Linfield Preview
Time: 24:08
The Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges (NWAACC) has deemed North Eugene grad and Lane Cross Country runner, Rachel Jensen, Women's Athlete of the Week for 9/24-30.  This award is a result of coaches nominating and voting on athlete's performances at their respective competitions throughout the week.  Rachel's award came as a result of her performance at the Linfield Preview XC meet on 9/25.  She covered the 6k course in 24:08 (6:24/mile) and placed 5th overall.  The comments made regarding her performance were as follows:

"A 5th place finish with several four year schools in attendance."
"Rachel’s first 6k ever. She started at back of pack with team and moved up entire time."