Every week throughout the Converse Athletics' season, the Converse Athletic Department will name a Valkyrie of the Week for their performance in their respective sport.
Valkyrie of the Week honors goes to Jamie Connelly of the Converse Cross Country team.
Jamie has been the Valkyries number one runner for the past two races. Her time during last Saturday's Furman XC Classic would have placed her 16th at last years Conference Carolinas Championship. Running 24:56 is an outstanding mark for the 6k and would convert down to roughly a 20:33 in the 5k, which shows a 44 second improvement from last week one. During her first race, Jamie was the fastest freshmen out of all Conference Carolinas athletes. While at Furman last weekend, Jamie was the 10th-fastest Conference Carolinas finisher and third-fastest freshmen, behind only two athletes from Mt. Olive's nationally-ranked team.
2017-18 Valkyries of the Week:
September 12: Jamie Connelly- Cross Country
September 5: Sydney Allen- Volleyball
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