Von Pingel Selected Mid-Con Runner of the Week
Tuesday, September 26, 2006

ELMHURST, Ill.—Centenary cross country runner Lori Von Pingel was selected as the female Cross Country Athlete of the Week by the Mid-Continent Conference office on Tuesday. The accolade marks the second time in her career Von Pingel has been honored by the league with the distinction.


The junior from Madison, Miss., was Centenary’s top performer at the Louisiana Tech Mook 5 last Friday in Ruston. She finished third in the field of 25 runners, crossing the line in 22:55 and leading the Ladies to a 2-1 record at the meet. Von Pingel has paced the Ladies’ squad in each of their first three meets this season.


Centenary’s runners will next compete on October 2nd at the NSU Invitational hosted by Northwestern State University. The Ladies will run a 5k starting at 4:30 p.m. while the Gents will participate in an 8k race beginning at 5:15 p.m.