AIKEN, S.C. - University of South Carolina Aiken women's cross country runner Jani Linde was selected as the USC Aiken Athletic Department Student-Athlete of the Week on Monday, Oct. 12.
Linde becomes the first ever two-time recipient of the USC Aiken Athletic Department Student-Athlete of the Week Award. She also won the award on Monday, Sept. 28 after finishing ninth at the Augusta State 6K Jaguar Invitational at Blanchard Woods Park in Augusta, Ga.
This past weekend at the 5K 2009 Asics Classic hosted by Embry-Riddle, Linde (Columbia, S.C./Dublin Coffman) acquired her sixth straight top 10 individual finish in the Embry-Riddle event with a 10th place finish. Linde concluded the Asics Classic with a time of 21:29.61 to finish 10th.
The USC Aiken Student Athlete of the Week award is a newly created award. Each week the USC Aiken athletic department is going to honor one individual from an in-season sport for their hard work and effort.
Check www.PacerSports.com throughout the course of the 2009-10 athletic year to learn more about USC Aiken's Student-Athlete of the Week award.