KANSAS CITY, Mo. – For the fourth time this season, Lauren Benzing was recognized by the Heart of America Athletic Conference for her efforts during the previous week.
On the heels of winning the individual Heart Championship on Saturday at the annual Heart Championships, Benzing was named the Heart Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week.
She completed the course in a time of 17:48 to anchor the Ravens to a second-place finished and in the process she earned All-Conference.
As a result of the Ravens team finish, the program will compete as a team for the third straight year at the annual NAIA National Championship.