Oct. 23, 2013
BOCA RATON, Fla. – Florida Atlantic University’s Marla Keyes earned her first conference honor as Conference USA’s Cross Country Athlete of the Week. Keyes placed third in the 6K at UCF’s Black and Gold Invitational with a time of 22:15.47.
The native of Thunder Bay, Ontario is FAU’s second cross country runner to receive conference honors. Chloe Sell was named C-USA Cross Country Athlete of the Week for the second week of September.
Keyes’ took 27th-place in her first 6K with the Owls at the University of Florida’s Mountain Dew Invitational with a final time of 22:26.35. She improved her time by over 10-seconds at UCF’s Invitational.
FAU will compete at the Conference USA Cross Country Championships in Denton, Texas on Nov. 2.