NDSU’s Brownotter Named #SummitXC Women’s Athlete of the Week

NDSU’s Brownotter Named #SummitXC Women’s Athlete of the Week

ELMHURST, Ill. – North Dakota State's Brittany Brownotter earned The Summit League Women's Cross Country Athlete of the Week for her performance Sept. 13-19.

So.  // Bismarck, N.D.

  • Collected her second career and season Cross Country Athlete of the Week honor
  • Finished seventh with a team-best time of 17:38.4 (5k) at the Bill Dellinger Invitational against a field that included Oregon and Oregon State
  • Recorded The Summit League's best 5k time this season and was just four seconds off her personal-best 5k time

Also nominated: Emma Rafuse, Fort Wayne; Zoey Johnson, IUPUI; Willa Koenig, Omaha; Megan Billington, South Dakota; Madison Lefler, Western Illinois

Previous Recipients: Sept. 6 – Brittany Brownotter, North Dakota State; Sept. 13 – Rachel King, South Dakota State

Celebrating its 35th season 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 80 Academic All-Americans, 75 All-America selections and numerous former student-athletes competing at the highest professional level. For more information about the league, visit www.thesummitleague.org website, follow The Summit League on Twitter @thesummitleague and watch the weekly "Inside The Summit League" show at www.thesummitleague.org/itsl.