CHICAGO, Ill. - NAIA No. 23-ranked Olivet Nazarene University has its first Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week for 2012 after the league office announced Tuesday that the Tigers' Marshall Hawn (Goshen, Ind.) has gained the honor for the seven-day period ending Sept. 23.
Hawn, a sophomore, placed 20th out of 461 runners competing in the Brissman-Lundeen Invitational hosted by Augustana College on Friday, Sept. 21.
He registered a time of 26:01 over the 8K course in Rock Island, Ill. In each of the first three races of the 2012 season Hawn has led the Tigers by finishing with the top time registered of any ONU runner.