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Barrus Earns BSC Athlete of the Week after UC Riverside Finish
Courtesy: SUU Media Relations
Release: 09/17/2013
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CEDAR CITY, Utah – Sept. 17 – SUU Cross Country runner Ryan Barrus earned a nod from the Big Sky Conference this week, garnering an Athlete of the Week award after a second-place individual finish at the UC Riverside Invitational.

Barrus led the Thunderbirds to a second-place team finish on Saturday, crossing the finish line in second place with a time of 24:04.8 in the 8k. While Central Arizona’s Harry Mulenga won the race with first-place time of 22:58.7, Barrus’ time broke into Southern Utah’s records on the course, ranking second behind Cameron Levins’ 2011 time of 22:58.7.

The Thunderbirds will take a three-week break from competition before hosting the annual Color Country Invitational in Cedar City on Oct. 4. A small squad of T-Birds will travel to South Bend, Ind., for the Notre Dame Invitational, also set for Oct. 4.

Sat. Sep. 13
@ UC Riverside
() 2nd/29
Fri. Aug. 29
@ Idaho State
() 1st/2 (30)
Sat. Nov. 23
@ NCAA National Championships
() Barrus - 167th
Fri. Nov. 15
@ NCAA Mountain Regionals
() 7th/17
Sat. Nov. 2
@ Big Sky Conference Championship
() 5th/11
Sat. Oct. 19
@ NCAA Pre-Nationals
() 10th/52
Sat. Sep. 20
@ UNLV Invitational
TBA
Sat. Sep. 27
@ Roy Griak Invitational
TBA
Fri. Oct. 3
@ Notre Dame XC Invitational
TBA
Fri. Oct. 10
vs. Color Country Invitational
TBA
Sat. Oct. 18
@ NCAA Pre-Nationals
TBA
Sat. Nov. 1
@ Big Sky Conference Championship
TBA
Fri. Nov. 14
@ NCAA Mountain Regionals
TBA
Sat. Nov. 22
@ NCAA National Championships
TBA
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