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Kate Mattox Named Female Athlete of the Week

Oct. 3, 2017

IRVING, Texas-- Southern Miss freshman Kate Mattox was named the Conference Cross Country Female Athlete of the Week after finishing in the top group at the Joe Piane Notre Dame Invitational.

Mattox completed the 5K at the Burke Golf Course in 17:58.4 with a 5:46.7 mile split. The Starkville native placed 25th overall out of 203 runners, the team finished seventh out of 25 teams represented.

Southern Miss, ranked eighth in the South Region, finished with 198 points. The field had C-USA opponents Marshall (612) and UTSA (531) as well as other regionally ranked teams, including, Indiana State, Temple and Northern Iowa.

Southern Miss next competes at the Crimson Classic hosted by Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Ala. on October 13.

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