NDSU’s Teschuk Claims #SummitXC Weekly Women's Honor

NDSU’s Teschuk Claims #SummitXC Weekly Women's Honor

ELMHURST, Ill. – North Dakota State's Erin Teschuk was named Summit League Women's Cross Country Athlete of the Week for her performance Sept. 22-28.

Jr.  // Winnipeg, Manitoba

  • Garnered third career Summit League Cross Country Athlete of the Week honor and first of the season
  • Won Stanford Invitational with school record time (20:06.8) in season debut
  • Bested her previous school record by half a second and posted the third-best winning time in meet history
  • Helped lead North Dakota State to sixth-place finish in 14-team field that included No. 5 Stanford

Previous recipient: Sept. 8 – Amber Eichkorn, South Dakota; Sept. 15 – Rachel King, South Dakota State; Sept. 22 – Leah Brooks, IUPUI

Also nominated: Omega Reese, Oral Roberts; Katie Wetzstein, South Dakota

In its fourth decade of Division I athletics, The Summit League offers 19 championship sports and has a combined enrollment of over 120,000 at nine institutions, including four located in top 60 U.S. metro populations and two land-grant universities. Member institutions include: Denver (University of Denver), Fort Wayne (Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne), IUPUI (Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis), North Dakota State University, Omaha (University of Nebraska Omaha), Oral Roberts University, the University of South Dakota, South Dakota State University and Western Illinois University. Previously known as the Mid-Continent Conference, The Summit League rebranded in 2007 and has since produced eight NCAA Champions along with over 75 Academic All-Americans, 65 All-America selections and numerous former student-athletes competing at the highest professional level. In 2014-15, The Summit League ranked first for NCAA Graduation Success Rate in women's basketball and second in baseball. For more information about the league and to "See The Summit", visit the newly re-designed www.thesummitleague.org website, follow Summit League Basketball on Twitter @summithoops and watch the weekly "Inside The Summit League" show at www.thesummitleague.org/itsl.