BRISTOL, Tenn. – Following the first race of the season, Kirstin Barton of the King University women's cross country team has been selected Conference Carolinas Runner of the Week.
The junior started her season with a runner-up finish at the Tusculum Zaxby's Open on Friday. She finished the 5k race in a personal record time of 20:56.2 to lead the Tornado.
King is in action again on Friday at the Virginia Tech Alumni Meet. It is scheduled to start at 6:00 p.m. in Blacksburg, Va.