Dal AC’S Thor­nell named Ath­lete of the Week

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BI­BLE HILL, N.S. – Cross-coun­try ath­lete Kieran Thor­nell of Dal­housie Agri­cul­tural Col­lege has been named Male Ath­lete of the Week in the At­lantic Col­le­giate

Ath­letic As­so­ci­a­tion.

Thor­nell, a thirdyear stu­dent, picked up where he left off last sea­son at the

ACAA cross-coun­try cham­pi­onships, as he fin­ished first at the first meet of the 2019 sea­son, hosted by Mount Al­li­son Uni­ver­sity.

His time was 30:59, 19 sec­onds ahead of the se­cond-place run­ner.

Thor­nell is lead­ing an al­most-new group of men’s ath­letes in their quest to re­peat as ACAA cham­pi­ons and will be look­ing to con­tinue his strong re­sults at the up­com­ing meet on Sept. 29 at Dal AC.

The ACAA Fe­male Ath­lete is Jade Ste­wart of the Hol­land Hur­ri­canes women’s soc­cer team.

Ste­wart cap­tained the Hur­ri­canes to a pair of home wins dur­ing ac­tion last week­end.


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