Showerman named GLIAC Athlete of the Week
Senior runner Brent Showerman of the No. 3 Grand Valley State University men’s cross country team was named the GLIAC Men’s Cross Country Athlete of the Week on Thursday after taking first place in the conference championships on Oct. 26.
Showerman garnished the award after becoming the ninth straight Laker to be named the GLIAC Men’s Cross Country Athlete of the Year with the victory. He finished with a time of 25:18.8 on the 8k course.
The South Lyon, Mich., native led the way for a GVSU squad that finished with five runners in the top seven.
He and junior teammate Alan Peterson have combined to win the weekly award three times this season.
GVSU will return to action on Saturday in the NCAA Division II Midwest Regional Championship in Kenosha, Wis.