King And Jorstad Sweep Skyline WXC Weekly Honors

King And Jorstad Sweep Skyline WXC Weekly Honors

KINGS POINT, N.Y. (Sept. 12, 2018) – A pair of USMMA freshmen - Robin King (Raymond, Ohio) and Brooke Jorstad (La Crosse, Wis.) - swept the Skyline Conference women's cross country weekly honors for the week ending Sept. 9. King was named the Skyline Runner of the Week, while Jorstad picked up her second-straight Rookie of the Week honor. 

The accolades come after the pair's performances at the Purchase Invitational this past Saturday, where Merchant Marine came in second place as a team, ahead of the other six Skyline teams that ran at the event. 

King was the first Mariner (and Skyline runner) to finish the 6K race, as she crossed the finish line in eighth place with a time of 25:00.5. 

Jorstad was not too far behind, coming in 12th after completing the loop in 25:36.6. 

For the complete release from the Skyline Conference, click here

King, Jorstad and the rest of the Mariners are back in action this Saturday, Sept. 15, when the compete in the NYIT Invitational at the nearby New York Institute of Technology in Old Westbury, N.Y. First race is scheduled for 11 a.m. on the campus course at NYIT.

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