Brown Named Bobcat Athlete of the Week

Sophomore Sydney Brown

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Sophomore Sydney Brown (Canton) of the Georgia College Women's Cross Country team has been named Bobcat Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sept. 23.

Both Brown and the Bobcats took runner-up status at the Jaguar Invitational this week. Running in her first race of her sophomore season Brown certainly didn't show any slump, taking second in a 79-runner field. She finished the 5K in 19:29, leading the Bobcats to a second-place finish among 10 teams.

The Bobcats will be back in action Saturday, Sept. 29 at the Louisville Classic in Louisville, Kentucky.

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