WHITTIER, Calif. – The Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Athletes of the Week were announced Monday and sophomore Benjamin White (La Habra Heights, Calif.) was recognized as the Cross-Country Athlete of the Week in the eighth week of voting.
This is the second time in the past three weeks White has earned this recognition and the third time overall for the year. He led the Whittier College Men's Cross-Country team to a 12th place finish at the 17-team Titan Invitational hosted by Cal State Fullerton. He clocked a time of 24:46 on the 8-kilometer course to finish sixth overall, breaking the 25-minute mark for the first time.
Whittier is preparing this week for the SCIAC Championships, set to take place this Saturday, October 27 at Prado Regional Park in Chino Hills, Calif.