Hawkins and Ratliff Named SCAC Runners of the Week

Hawkins and Ratliff Named SCAC Runners of the Week

San Antonio - Trinity sophomores Colton Hawkins and Brianna Ratliff have been tabbed as the respective Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Men's and Women's Cross Country Runners of the Week.

The two Tiger runners sparked Trinity to team victories last week at the Our Lady of the Lake (TX) University Collegiate Invitational at San Antonio's Windcrest Golf Course.Trinity's men scored 21 points in the 8k race, while the Tiger women chalked up 43 points in the 5k event. The Tigers won team honors for the third consecutive year.

Hawkins was the top men's finisher, clocking in at 26:25.8. He paced teammates Elliot Blake and Keaton Holt, who finished just a few seconds behind. All three now hold times in the top-20 in school history.

Ratliff, the SCAC Co-Runner of the Week, came in at #7 in the women's race, just two seconds behind Trinity's Laura Taylor. Ratliff's time of 19:27.0 marked a personal-best performance.

The Tigers will compete Saturday at the ACU Invitational in Abilene, Texas.