Duka, Nardi Earn CACC Co-Runner, Rookie of the Week Honors

Duka, Nardi Earn CACC Co-Runner, Rookie of the Week Honors

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Graduate student Milan Duka and Ben Nardi of the Jefferson men's cross country team grabbed CACC weekly awards for their performances at the Osprey Open this past Saturday. The news was announced by the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference office.

Duka garnered his third-straight weekly award from the CACC, winning CACC Co-Runner of the Week. The CACC Rookie of the Week award came as the first conference accolade for Nardi.

MILAN DUKA – CACC MEN'S CO-RUNNER OF THE WEEK
Duka turned in his second runner-up finish of the season at the Osprey Open, crossing the finish with a time of 26:17.8 for a mile pace of 5:17.4 in the race. The graduate student also has two-first place victories on the year.

BEN NARDI – CACC MEN'S ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
Nardi finished third for Jefferson and 29th overall, averaging a pace of 5:42.3 for a total time of 28:22.0.

Jefferson finished fourth of 17 at the 17-team, 151-competitor, eight-kilometer event.

WEEKLY AWARDS IN 2017
Jasmine Buckridge
- CACC Rookie of the Week – Sept. 5
- CACC Rookie of the Week – Sept. 11
- CACC Honor Roll – Sept. 25

Milan Duka
- CACC Honor Roll – Sept. 5
- CACC Runner of the Week – Sept. 11
- CACC Runner of the Week – Sept. 19
- CACC Runner of the Week – Sept. 25

Ben Nardi
- CACC Rookie of the Week – Sept. 25

Sarah Nellis
- CACC Honor Roll – Sept. 5
- CACC Honor Roll – Sept. 11

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