Braden Earns WAC Player of the Week

BOISE, Idaho - Boise State University senior All-American Forest Braden has been named the Western Athletic Conference men’s cross country Athlete of the Week, Oct. 2.


Braden, a native of Bonners Ferry, Idaho, posted an eight-kilometer time of 23-minutes, 52.45-seconds at the 32nd Annual Charles Bowles Invitational, Sept. 30, at Bush’s Pasture Park.


The victory marks Braden’s sixth career individual title. He has finished first or second in each of his three races this season.


Braden is the third member of the Bronco cross country team to earn WAC Player of the Week honors this season. Senior Ty Axtman and sophomore Breanna Sande were named the WAC men’s and women’s cross country Athletes of the Week, Sept. 11.


Braden and the rest of the Bronco cross country team will continue their season, Oct. 14, at the Pre-National Invitational at Terre Haute, Ind.

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