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BYU's Jared Ward is the WCC Men's Cross Country Player of the Month

Nov. 5, 2012

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SAN BRUNO, Calif. -- The West Coast Conference is pleased to recognize its October Men's Cross Country Player of the Month, Jared Ward from BYU.

MEN'S CROSS COUNTRY PLAYER OF THE MONTH
JARED WARD, JUNIOR, BYU

BYU junior Jared Ward is the WCC Men's Cross Country Player of the Month for October. Ward led the Cougars in both the Pre-Nationals Meet in Lousiville, Kentucky, as well as the WCC Championships in Portland, Oregon, where he captured the individual title.

Ward's sprint to the finish at the WCC Championships (23:41.56) capped a nearly six second victory over the second place finisher. With the WCC win, Ward was named the 2012 WCC Men's Cross Country Player of the Year. Earlier in October, Ward placed eighth overall at the Pre-Nationals Meet with a time of 23:22.4.

Also nominated: Scott Fauble, Portland; Rajpaul Pannu, Saint Mary's; Weston Strum, Loyola Marymount

2012 WCC MEN'S CROSS COUNTRY PLAYER OF THE MONTH
October: Jared Ward, BYU
September: Scott Fauble, Portland