Three area athletes have received accolades from the American Rivers Conference this week:
- Loras cross country runner Kassie Rosenbum again has been named Female Cross Country Runner of the Week. Rosenbum finished 2nd at the Inter-Regional Rumble hosted by Oberlin College.. Her performance was the second-fastest time in Loras women’s cross-country history.
- Former Western Dubuque athlete Joe Freiburger, of Wartburg was named the Men’s Cross Country Runner of the Week. Freiburger finished 3rd at the Kollege Town Invite in Winneconne, Wis. out of 452 total runners.
- Nina Schiro of Loras College was named the Women Swimming and Diving Performer of the Week. Schiro won all three events she swam in during her collegiate debut as Loras tied with Ripon College.