WATERVILLE, Maine - For the third time this season, first-year Payton Goodwin has been commended by the North Atlantic Conference (NAC) for her athletic prowess by being named Rookie of the Week for women's cross country. Fellow classmate Voldivain Mboma received the same rookie title by the NAC for the first time in his career to help Husson complete the sweep of NAC Rookie of the Weeks for cross country.
Women's Cross Country Rookie of the Week
Payton Goodwin, Husson
First-Year - Benton, Maine
Goodwin finished with a time of 21:41.1 in the Maine State Championship on Saturday. She was the top NAC rookie, and second NAC runner overall, to complete the 5K. Goodwin finished in 41st place out of over 140 competitors.
Men's Cross Country Rookie of the Week
Voldivain Mboma, Husson
First-Year - Worcester, Massachusetts
Mboma helped Husson captured 9th place overall at Colby College on Saturday with a 44th place finish in a time of 29:45.8. The first-year runner averaged just under a six-minute mile over the 8K course at the Maine State Championship.