Men's Cross Country

Wheeler takes home Association of Division III Independents men’s cross country Runner of the Week honors

Wheeler takes home Association of Division III Independents men’s cross country Runner of the Week honors

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Nebraska Wesleyan University sophomore Jordan Wheeler (Omaha, Neb.) has been chosen as the Association of Division III Independents men's cross country Runner of the Week. Wheeler placed 8th overall in a big field of 333 runners at the Jim Drews Invitational hosted by the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse on Saturday. Wheeler helped Nebraska Wesleyan to a 9th place team finish among the 21 competing teams. The sophomore was just 16 seconds behind the winner, finishing behind two NCAA Division I runners, a junior college runner and four NCAA Division III competitors.