BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – West Florida women’s cross country runner Megan Steinocher (Lawrenceville, Ga./Mill Creek HS) was named Gulf South Conference Runner of the Week on Wednesday. The freshman won the individual title at her first collegiate event on Tuesday, winning the Choctaw Season Opener hosted by Mississippi College.
Steinocher posted a 15:49 for the 4k course, winning by 21 seconds over Tunisia Milner of Jackson State. She becomes the second GSC Runner of the Week in UWF women’s cross country history, as sophomore Bailee Hedstrom picked up the first last season.
The UWF women’s cross country teams will be in action next at the Cal State Fullerton Season Opener on Saturday, September 5. For information on all UWF Athletics, visit www.GoArgos.com.