Franklin Springs, GA - This weeks Athletes of The Week are Jose Diaz from Men's Cross-Country and Bethany Winston from Women's Volleyball.
Bethany Winston is a freshman from Snellville, GA. Bethany has been playing very well this year with last week having 32 digs against NGU, and 26 against CAU. Looking at stats with NCAA, if we were able to nominate athletes for player of the week in NCAA Bethany would have been nominated for National player of the week for her 32 digs in one match.
Next for the Women's Volleyball team, they will be at home against Southern Wesleyan on October 28th at 7:00 p.m.
Jose Diaz is a freshman from Commerce, GA. In his last race at Buford, SC in the Sand Shark Invitational Jose was the first runner for the Lions in NCCAA South Region Championships and 21st overall, running 26:08 for 8k. Head Coach Ben Hall had this to say about Jose, "Jose is off to a great freshman year of cross country. He's been putting in great work this season and is reaping the reward of the labor!"
The Cross Country team will be competing in the NCCAA National Championship for their last race of the season November 12th.
Congratulation to both athletes on being this weeks Athletes of The Week, keep up the great work!
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