Golden Knights Benway and Fritz earn conference weekly awards for men's cross country
Monday, October 18, 2010 - 10:46 pm

Junior Alex Benway (Queensbury, NY) and freshman Dan Fritz (Cicero, NY) of the Clarkson University Men's Cross Country team each performed well at the Cross Country Only Championships this past weekend and, in the process, earned Liberty League Weekly awards on Monday.

 Benway, who was chosen as Liberty League Co-Performer of the Week, won the 8,000-meter men's race with a time of 26 minutes, 51 seconds, pacing the field of 146 by 21 seconds. The Liberty League honor marks the third time this season that Benway has gained a conference nod. Freshman Dan Fritz, who was chosen as Liberty League Rookie of the Week for the second time this fall, finished eighth overall with a time of 28:25.