Evan Whitaker, Men's Cross Country

Evan Whitaker, Men's Cross Country

The Wilmington College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) named men's cross country freshman Evan Whitaker as its player of the week for events played from Oct. 17.

Whitaker was the top Fightin' Quaker finisher at the Eagle Invitational hosted by Benedictine University last weekend. He finished the eight-kilometer course in 26:26.3 for a 13th place finish. For his efforts, Whitaker was recognized as the Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC) Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week.

Wilmington hosts the 2018 Jenna Strong Fall Classic on campus this Friday.