Lyndon harriers sweep NAC weekly honors

Lyndon harriers sweep NAC weekly honors

LYNDON CENTER, Vt. — For the first time in the program's history, the Lyndon men's cross country team has pulled off a sweep of the North Atlantic Conference weekly honors.

Senior Kyle Powers and freshman Aaron Bellomo have been named the NAC Runner and Rookie of the Week, respectively, for a second time this season.

Powers, a senior from Waterford, Vt., ran to a first-place finish overall in a field of more than 150 runners at the Western New England University Invitational Saturday. He propelled the Hornets to a second-place team finish, among 16 teams, and covered the eight-kilometer course in 26:01.

Bellomo, a freshman who hails from Hudson, N.H., placed ninth at the WNEU Invitational Saturday. He ran to a personal best of 27:03.