Zack Weland and Taylor Pletz Named Atlantic 10 XC Rookies of the Week
Oct. 14, 2015
Duquesne University freshmen Zack Weland (Ramsey, N.J./Don Bosco Prep) and Taylor Pletz (North East, Pa./Mercyhurst Prep) were named the Atlantic 10 Cross Country Rookies of the Week for the week ending Oct. 11 as announced by the conference office.
Weland finished second for the Dukes and eighth overall out of 205 runners with a time of 26:16.1 at the Carnegie Mellon University Invite. The Red and Blue placed fourth of 20 teams at the event.
Pletz led Duquesne and was 21st of 225 runners at the CMU Invite with a time of 19:22.9. She helped the Dukes take sixth place of 21 teams.
Duquesne returns to action on Saturday, Oct. 17 as the Dukes compete in the Princeton Invitational.