Porter named GNAC Athlete of the Week
Sept. 15, 2008
BELLINGHAM, Wash. - Western Washington University's Sarah Porter has been named the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Women's Cross Country Athlete of the Week for Sept. 7-13.
It was the second consecutive weekly league honor for Porter, a sophomore from Hockinson (graduate of Hockinson High School). Last Saturday, she won a second straight individual title, this time in the fourth annual Central Washington University Invitational (Apple Ridge Run) at Yakima.
Porter led the Western women to the team title, taking top honors by completing the 6-kilometer course in 22:21.
Porter has placed among the top 10 in all seven career regular-season meets she's competed in. As a freshman, Porter was a national meet participant in cross country and indoor and outdoor track.
The Vikings compete Saturday at the Sundodger Invitational at Seattle.
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