LEBANON, Tenn.-- Jason Bowers continues to add accolades after just his first race with Cumberland, earning NAIA Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week, the national office releases Wednesday.
Cumberland freshman Jason Bowers finished in 1st place with a time of 17:37.6 at the Redhawks XC Invitational. The invitational was a 6k event featuring multiple schools from the NCAA Division I level and NAIA level. He won the race by 42 seconds.
Bowers started off his Cumberland career with a bang winning Mid-South Conference Runner of the Week. He becomes the first NAIA Runner of the Week in the cross country program.
Cumberland cross country's next meet is the Northern Alabama Showcase on September 16 in Huntsville, Alabama.