Beatrice Biwott Named SEC Freshman of the Week
Sept. 9, 2008
South Carolina freshman Beatrice Biwott was named the Southeastern Conference Women's Cross Country Freshman of the Week, the league office announced Tuesday. Biwott was recognized for her top-three performance at the Eye Opener Invitational.
Biwott led the Gamecocks at the Eye Opener Invitational and claimed a third-place finish among more than three hundred runners. She ran the 5000 meter race in a time of 18:30, shaving nearly 45 seconds off her time at the Gamecock Invitational. Biwott currently holds the fastest 5K time in the Southeastern Conference.
The Gamecocks will take a week off before heading to Rock Hill, S.C., on Sat., Sept. 20, to compete at the Asics Winthrop Invitational.