Arig Tong, Hanover, Women's Cross Country

Arig Tong, Hanover, Women's Cross Country

Hanover freshman Arig Tong (Columbus, Ind. / North) has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Women’s Cross Country Runner of the Week.

Tong finished sixth overall out of 300 runners at the Wilmington Jenna Strong Fall Classic on Friday. The freshman was the fastest NCAA Division III runner with a 5k time of 18:28.4, which is the third fastest time in school history. The Hanover women’s cross country team placed 11th out of 35 teams at the Classic.

The Hanover Panthers will be back in action on October 27th at the HCAC Cross Country Championships in Shelbyville, Ind.

HCAC Women's Cross Country
Runners-of-the-Week
Week 1 Ana Sosa-Ebert, Earlham College
Week 2 Mary Petersen, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Week 3  Maria Waters, Mount St. Joseph University
Week 4 Hannah Wappes, Manchester University
Week 5 Arig Tong, Hanover College
Week 6   
Week 7