Emma Bates Named MW Athlete of the Week
Emma Bates

Oct. 8, 2013

BOISE, Idaho – Boise State redshirt junior Emma Bates was named Mountain West Women’s Cross Country Athlete of the Week, Tuesday, for meets contested between Sept. 30 and Oct. 6. The honor is Bates’ first MW Cross Country weekly honor. 

Bates earned the conference nod after leading the Broncos to a third-place finish at the Bill Dellinger Invitational, Oct. 5. There the Elk River, Minn., native placed second with a 5-kilometer best of 16:35. She was the top collegiate runner of the race, being edged out by Alexa Efrainson (unattached) at the finish. Bates time was 13-seconds faster than the race’s third-place finisher.

New Mexico’s Luke Caldwell was named MW Men’s Cross Country Athlete of the Week after placing second at the Notre Dame Invitational, Oct. 4.

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