Quinn Schneider Named Patriot League Rookie Runner of the Week
CENTER VALLEY, Pa. – In recognition of his victory at the 2017 Salisbury Fall Classic, Navy men’s cross country freshman Quinn Schneider (Cornelius, N.C.) was named the Patriot League M-F Athlete Male Rookie Runner of the Week on Wednesday afternoon.
Making his collegiate debut on Saturday, Schneider led the Mids to the team title at the Salisbury Fall Classic with the top individual time of 25:39.33. In the 8K race, he out-dueled Salisbury's David Strickland for the individual crown by 4.08 seconds. As a team, Navy edged Salisbury by one point at 30-31. Navy finished first in the field of five in the season opening event.
Next on the docket for the Schneider and the Midshipmen is the 2017 Navy Invitational. Racing at the United States Naval Academy Golf Course, Navy will host five other area schools for action this Saturday, Sept. 9 beginning at 10:15 a.m. with the JV race before the varsity competition goes off at 11:00 a.m.