The Edmond Sun

October 14, 2013

Helker, Godwin Take SAC Cross Country Honors

Special to The Sun

SHAWNEE — Oklahoma Baptist’s Hannah Helker and Adam Godwin are Sooner Athletic Conference Cross Country Runners of the Week for Oct. 7-13.

Helker, a junior from Edmond North won the NAIA National Preview in Lawrence, Kan., by more than a minute. She covered the five-kilometer course in 17:02, beating 267 runners from more than 20 teams, including 10 NAIA Top 25 schools.

Godwin, a senior also out of Edmond North, won the men’s race in Lawrence, covering the 8K course in 24:34. He beat the field of 272, including runners from eight Top 25 programs by nine seconds.