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BYU's Thatcher named WCC Men's Cross Country Player of the Month


 

 
 

Oct. 8, 2013

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

MEN'S CROSS COUNTRY PLAYER OF THE MONTH
TYLOR THATCHER, SENIOR, BYU

BYU senior Tylor Thatcher is the WCC Men's Cross Country Player of the Month for September. Thatcher took first overall in both the Autumn Classic and the Griak Invitational, leading the Cougars to team victories in both races. He led from start to finish at the Autumn Classic, BYU's lone home meet this season, finishing in a time of 19:54.1.

Thatcher used a late surge to win by a half-step at the Griak Invitational in a field that included two top-30 squads and the No. 1 Division II team in the country, Adams State. Behind his strong performance and leadership, the Cougars have won all three races to begin the season.

Also nominated: Weston Strum, LMU; Woody Kincaid, POR; Eric Causey, USF

2013 WCC MEN'S CROSS COUNTRY PLAYER OF THE MONTH
September: Tylor Thatcher, BYU