Huntington, Ind. - Huntington University senior Joseph Herber (Fremont, Indiana, Fremont High School) was named Mid-Central Conference (MCC) Runner of the Week for the week of October 3-9, 2011 for his outstanding efforts at the Greater Louisville Cross Country Classic this past weekend.
Competing against 285 athletes representing 32 different schools, 15 of which were NCAA Division I institutions, Herber ran to a sixth place finish. He crossed the line in 25:09 to not only establish a new personal best but also record the third fastest 8K time in HU history.
As a team the Foresters placed 17th out of 32 teams. The Foresters are back in action on Saturday when they host the annual E. DeWitt Baker Invitational.