NASHVILLE, Tenn - Junior Ben Naeger has been honored as the Ohio Valley Conference's Men's Runner Of the Week.
Naeger, who recently transferred from Saint Louis University was racing in his first ever Belmont University race last Friday during the Belmont Opener. He led the field with a time of 15:19 during his 5K clip around Percy Warner Park.
Last Friday's men race had a total of 78 other competitors ranging from nine other schools, four OVC squads. Naeger and the Bruins came away as victors in the team event as well.
Naeger and the rest of the Bruins race again on Saturday, Sept. 14th once again at Percy Warner Park in Nashville, Tennessee.