Elon’s Ciolkowski Earns Second CAA Cross Country Weekly Honor

RICHMOND, Va. – Rookie Nick Ciolkowski of the Elon University men’s cross country team was named Colonial Athletic Association Men’s Cross Country Runner of the Week on Tuesday, Oct.20, by the league office.

This is the second CAA weekly award for the Fairport, N.Y., native who also received the award on Sept. 8, earlier this season. Ciolkowski led the Phoenix in its most recent meet, the Wake Forest Invitational last Friday, Oct. 16, as he finished with a time of 25:25.39 in the men’s 8K race.

Ciolkowski was 17th overall out of 174 runners at the meet, collecting nine points towards Elon’s team score. The Phoenix finished ninth overall out of 18 teams.

The Phoenix will next compete at the CAA Cross Country Championships on Oct. 31, hosted by the College of Charleston.