FREDERICK, Md.--Senior Dave Gudeman of the men's cross country team and first-year Alexandra Dystant of the women's cross country team have been selected as the Hood College Athletes of the Week for the week ending Nov. 13.
Gudeman, from Keedysville, Md., and Dystant, from Gambrills, Md., both represented Hood at the 2011 NCAA Mideast Regional championship held in Center Valley Pa., Saturday.
Gudeman, who has demonstrated consistency in the Blazer lineup throughout his three seasons in the blue-and-grey, competed in his 22nd and final race in a Hood College uniform at the regional meet. He logged a time of 31:08, his second-fastest 8K time of the season.
Dystant was the Blazers' top female finisher on the day, crossing the finish 149th overall in a massive field of 339 starters. She recorded a time of 26:09 for the hilly 6,000 meter course to run No. 1 for the Blazers for the fourth time this fall.
The Blazers have concluded their 2011 cross country slate.