Two Rebels Receive SEC Weekly Honors
Sept. 19, 2017

OXFORD, MISS. - Coming off a successful weekend involving a sweep of the Rebel Invite by both the Ole Miss men’s and women’s cross country teams, senior Derek Gutierrez has been named the SEC Men’s Runner of the Week and redshirt freshman Parker Scott has been named the SEC Men’s Freshman Runner of the Week.

Gutierrez set the fastest 6K time in the SEC this year en route to winning his first race of the year with a time of 17:39.3 leading the way for a sweep of the men’s 6K race. In his first Rebel Invite appearance, Gutierrez broke the previous course record of 18:21.8.

Scott ran in his first race for the Rebels, finishing in fourth place with a time of 17:50.8. Last year he ran in the Rebel Invite unattached, completing the race in first place with a time of 18:21.8.

Gutierrez, Scott and the rest of the Rebels will be competing next in Stillwater, Oklahoma at the Cowboy Jamboree on Saturday, Sept. 30.

For more information on Ole Miss Track & Field and Cross Country, follow the Rebels on Twitter (@OleMissTrack), Facebook and Instagram.


 

 

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