BUFFALO WILD WING STUDENT-ATHLETE OF THE WEEK – Mitch Goose, Men's Cross Country
Iona College men's cross country senior Mitch Goose was named the Buffalo Wild Wings Student-Athlete of the Week after being named MAAC Performer of the Week after his fourth place finish at the Greater Louisville Classic Saturday.
Goose his 2012 debut at E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park, the site of this year's NCAA Championship and completed the 8k course in 23:42.44. Goose finished behind Arizona's Lawi Lalang and Stephen Sambu - two favorites for this year's national championship and UNC-Greensboro's Paul Chelimo. Goose was the first of a trio of Gaels that finished back-to-back-to-back and led the now No. 5 Iona squad to a dominating first place finish.
Goose joined teammate Chris Stogsdill on the MAAC Performers of the Week list this season.