Janecke, Peterson named GLIAC Athletes of the Week
Sophomore Jessica Janecke of the No. 1 Grand Valley State University women’s cross country team and
Alan Peterson of the No. 3 men’s team swept the GLIAC Cross Country Athlete of the Week awards for
the second time in three weeks after posting solid performances in the Roy Griak Invitational.
The event was made up of mostly NCAA Division I teams (26 of 28 on the women’s side, 21 of 24 on
the men’s) and was hosted by the University of Minnesota on Sep. 28.
Janecke came away with a 29th-place finish, posting a GLIAC-best time of 21:43 on the women’s side.
GVSU came away with a ninth-place finish as a team.
Peterson also led all GLIAC runners with a time of 25:08, which was good enough for 38th place. The
men’s team finished in 12th place.
Both teams will compete in the Muskegon Jayhawk Invitational on Friday at 2 p.m. in Muskegon, Mich.