IRVING – Florian Lussy
of North Texas was named the Conference USA Cross Country Male Athlete of the Week as announced by the league office Tuesday.
Lussy captured the men's title at the Ken Garland Invitational Saturday with a time of 19:12.3 in the four-mile race to guide Mean Green men's cross country to a second place finish at UNT Discovery Park.
The junior from Oberdorf, Switzerland, finished four seconds ahead of the next competitor to earn first place and bested his time from last year's event by more than a minute and a half.
This marks Lussy's first weekly C-USA honor as well as the first for the Mean Green this season.
2018 C-USA Male Athletes of the Week
9/4 – Lachlan Shiver, Florida Atlantic
9/11 – Clay Musial, Rice
9/18 – Florian Lussy
, North Texas
2018 C-USA Female Athletes of the Week
9/4 – Winny Koech, UTEP
9/11 – Lourdes Vivas de Lorenzi, Rice
9/18 – Winny Koech, UTEP