Alyssa Tonner named Women's Cross Country Player of the Week
St. Louis- After placing third out of 61 runners, at the Illinois College Invite this past weekend, Fontbonne senior Alyssa Tonner captured the school record for a 6k time, running 23:08. Tonner worked her way through the pack from sixth place to the third spot late in the race. Her time set a new personal record and broke the previous school record by 31 seconds.
Fontbonne and Blackburn were the only SLIAC women's teams running in a 6k event this weekend. Fontbonne's slowest runner ran a 28:45 just behind Blackburn's fastest runner who ran the 6k in 28:32.
This week's full SLIAC Player of the Week release can be found here.