ECU's Filer Named GAC Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week
September 20, 2018
RUSSELLVILLE, ARK. – East Central University men's cross country senior Larry Filer has been named the Great American Conference Runner of the Week for Sept. 19.
Filer finished seventh individually and helped the Tigers to a 10th-place finish at the Missouri Southern Stampede. He has also helped pace ECU to be ranked No. 10 in the United State Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Central Region poll.
The Wichita Falls, Texas, native finished the 8k race in 25:16.3 and was the top finisher from all the GAC runners in attendance. The Tigers junior Eluid Koech was the next finisher from GAC runners in 25:49.0 (22nd). The first non-ECU runner from the GAC to finish was from Oklahoma Baptist and finished in 26:48.5 for 56th place.