Athlete of the Week News Release

NEWS RELEASE: MHS ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT

Week of October 1-6, 2012
EDWARD JONES - MOORESVILLE ATHLETICS
ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK:
GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY:  Freshman, Megan Phillips
This past week Megan finished runner up at the Morgan County meet held at Eminence.  Shortly after the first mile during the race due to course conditions Megan lost one of her shoes.  Megan showed great composure and determination by running the remainder of the race with only one shoe.  Her efforts help led the team to an overall victory earning the girls cross country program the Morgan County Championship!

MALE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK:
BOYS CROSS COUNTRY: Senior, Michael Passmore
Michael was the individual county champion at the Morgan County meet this past week for the 2nd consecutive year.   It was a very wet course, but Michael won the race by over one minute ahead of the nearest competitor.  Michael has showed great leadership throughout the year and he continues to encourage his teammates and fellow competitors both on and off the cross country course.