ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Jacob Simmons of Tennessee Wesleyan College is the Appalachian Athletic Conference Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week, the league announced Tuesday.
This is the first edition of the weekly honors for the 2015 season. The next set of awards will be announced on Sept. 15.
AAC Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week
Jacob Simmons - Tennessee Wesleyan - Sr. - Crossville, Tenn.
Placed second overall at the Victor Ashe Fall Classic in a field of 70.
Was the top NAIA finisher overall.
Helped Tennessee Wesleyan win the team competition, scoring 41 total points with the second-place team netting 53.
This is the first time he has won the weekly award this season and in his career.