NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Graduate transfer Milan Duka of the Jefferson men's cross country team was named the CACC Runner of the Week on Monday afternoon. The news was announced by the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference office.
Duka grabbed first place at the 2017 Philadelphia Metropolitan Championship this past Saturday at the Belmont Plateau. The graduate student won the 8k race with a time of 27:09.2, beating the next closest competitor by 47 seconds. His pace was 5:27.7 minutes per mile.
The Rams won the 10-team event after finishing fourth place a year ago.
The Rams run on Saturday, Sept. 16 at the Delaware Invitational at White Clay Creek Park in Newark, Del. this weekend.