Two App State runners earn SoCon honors
by Staff Reports
The SoCon made the announcement Wednesday.
Schneider clocked a time of 18 minutes, 55 seconds at the Covered Bridge Open Aug. 30. It gave her an eighth-place finish overall.
The junior from Boone led the Mountaineers to a second-place finish out of six teams, trailing only No. 2 Florida State.
The Mountaineers return to action Sept. 14 at the UNC Asheville Invitational.
The SoCon also announced that Appalachian State's James Howard-Smith has been named the Southern Conference men's cross-country runner of the week for his performance during the weekend of Aug. 30-Sept. 1.
In his first race of the 2013 season, Howard-Smith covered the 8K Don Kennedy Course in 25:45 to finish third at the Covered Bridge Open.
The senior geography major from Charlottesville, Va., led the Mountaineers to a second-place finish out of six teams, trailing only No. 21 Florida State.