UMD's Colbenson Wins NSIC Weekly Honors

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UMD's Colbenson Wins NSIC Weekly Honors

September 24, 2013 Updated Sep 24, 2013 at 1:51 PM CST

Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- University of Minnesota-Duluth (UMD) freshman Breanna Colbenson was named the Northern Sun Intercollegiate (NSIC) Conference Women's Cross Country Athlete of the Week with the announcement coming on Tuesday.

Colbenson led the Bulldogs to the team title at the St. Olaf College Invitational Saturday morning in Northfield, Minn. The Elmwood, Wis. native finished in second place in the 6K race behind St. Olaf's Noelle Olson.

It was the second win for UMD in two meets thus far in 2013. The Bulldogs had five runners in the top 16 finishers. A total of 15 schools took part in Saturday's event.

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