Oct. 21, 2010

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Grambling State’s Darwin Price, Jr. and Mississippi Valley State’s Joyce Chumo were named the SWAC Runners the Week, the league announced on Thursday.

Price, Jr. (Jr., St. Louis, Mo.) placed third overall in 25:23 in the 8k race at Centenary’s Invitational. This is the third consecutive week that Price, Jr. has received Runner of the Week honors.


Chumo (Fr., Nairobi, Kenya) was the top Devilette finisher at the Chili Pepper Invitational, clocking in at 19:14 during action in the 5k race.


Other Nominees:

•Victor Bii (Sr., Mississippi Valley State) – Was the top finisher for MVSU in the Chili Pepper 10k race

•Grace Korir (So., Grambling State) – Took sixth (24:20) in the 6k race at the Northwestern State Invitational