Anthony Bouchard Named NEAC Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week

SUNY Cobleskill's Anthony Bouchard is the first NEAC Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week for the 2017 season.
SUNY Cobleskill's Anthony Bouchard is the first NEAC Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week for the 2017 season.

GANSEVOORT, N.Y. - The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has announced its Student-Athlete of the Week selections in men’s cross country for the week ending Sept. 3. SUNY Cobleskill's Anthony Bouchard marks the first weekly selection of the 2017 season.

Anthony Bouchard (Wantagh, N.Y.) from SUNY Cobleskill has been selected as the NEAC Men’s Cross Country Runner of the Week. Bouchard led the Fighting Tigers by finishing seventh overall in a field of 72 runners at the Jim Sheehan Memorial Invitational hosted by Fitchburg State University. The senior runner covered a hilly 8,000-meter course in a time of 28:06 to earn this week’s award.

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The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has fourteen NCAA Division III member institutions which include: Bryn Athyn College, Cazenovia College, College of St. Elizabeth, Gallaudet University, Keuka College, Lancaster Bible College, Pennsylvania College of Technology, Pennsylvania State University – Abington, Pennsylvania State University – Berks, SUNY Cobleskill, SUNY Morrisville State College, SUNY Polytechnic Institute, Wells College, and Wilson College.  Associate members are: Cedar Crest College (W Swimming), D’Youville College (M Volleyball), Hilbert College (M&W Lacrosse, M Volleyball), Medaille College (M&W Lacrosse, M Volleyball), Pennsylvania State University – Altoona (M Volleyball), and Rutgers University – Camden (M Golf). The NEAC has partnered with the North Atlantic Conference in the sports of field hockey and men’s tennis. For more information, please visit: www.neacsports.com.