Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, Central Arkansas Runners Claim Cross Country Honors

first_imgSouthland weekly award winners are nominated and voted upon by each school’s sports information director. Voting for one’s own athletes is not permitted. To earn honorable mention, a student-athlete must appear on 25 percent of ballots. Leyva and his teammates are in action again Friday when they host the Islander Splash in Corpus Christi. Southland Athletes of the Week are presented by MidSouth Bank. The junior won the four-mile race by nearly nine seconds, finishing at 20:12.6, defeating runners from 10 different schools. Leyva ran at Colby Community College last season and is a graduate of Sherman (Texas) High School. FRISCO, Texas – Texas A&M-Corpus Christi’s Oscar Leyva and Central Arkansas’ Taylor Dunn are the Southland Conference Cross Country Athletes of the Week, the league announced Tuesday. Following the showing at Rice, A&M-Corpus Christi is now ranked No. 15 in the South Central Region from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. Honorable Mention: Kelsey Ramirez, Stephen F. Austin Women’s Athlete of the Week: Taylor Dunn, Central Arkansas – Sr. – Fredericton, New Brunswick, CanadaDunn paced the Bears winning team performance in the UCA Cross Country Challenge with a second-place individual finish in the women’s 5K. The senior from Canada, traversed the 3.1 miles in 19:05, good enough for the runner-up spot on the podium. UCA’s team win came over 10 other schools. The Bears are idle this weekend before traveling to Fayetteville for the University of Arkansas’ Chile Pepper Festival race on Sat, Sept. 22. Men’s Athlete of the Week: Oscar Leyva, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi – Jr. – Sherman, Texas Leyva started his career at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi in impressive fashion with a victory at the Rice Invitational, leading the Islanders to a third-place team finish. Honorable Mention: Thomas Cain, Central Arkansas; Titus Kiplagat, Stephen F. Austinlast_img read more

Seahawks RB CJ Prosise has an ankle injury again

first_imgSeahawks RB CJ Prosise has an ankle injury, again, and will not return tonight.Cardinals believe OT DJ Humphries suffered a sprained MCL, per source.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) November 10, 2017The Cardinals’ Week 10 game marked the fourth straight game Arizona had the same five offensive linemen starting.Humphries was injured in the team’s season opener against the Lions, playing only eight snaps. He sprained his MCL in the same knee and didn’t return until Week 6.John Wetzel replaced Humphries at left tackle.Branch was defending Seattle tight end Jimmy Graham on his touchdown catch in the mid- first quarter. Following the play, Branch was holding his right knee. He was helped to the locker room.Branch entered the game leading NFL safeties and the Cardinals in tackles with 66. – / 32 Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact Humphries was on the ground clutching his right knee after Seahawks defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson rolled up on Humphries’ right leg in the mid-first quarter. He was helped off the field and walked to the locker room. 7 Comments   Share   S Tyvon Branch (knee), LT D.J. Humphries (knee), TE Ifeanyi Momah (ankle) will not return.— Arizona Cardinals (@AZCardinals) November 10, 2017Head coach Bruce Arians after the game said all three players will “probably” head to injured reserve. (AP photos) The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling Top Stories Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires The Arizona Cardinals’ left tackle D.J. Humphries and safety Tyvon Branch both left Thursday’s game against the Seattle Seahawks with knee injuries.Tight end Ifeanyi Momah also left the game, injuring his ankle.last_img read more