Hartung Selected as Spartan Athlete of the Week for November 14
Nov 14, 2011
YORK, Pa. – On the heels of his national
championships-qualifying performance on Saturday, York College
men’s cross country sophomore Tim Hartung
has been chosen as the Spartan Athlete of the Week.
At Saturday’s NCAA Mideast Regionals in Center Valley,
Pa., Hartung traversed the 8,000-meter course in a tremendous
25:50. That outstanding time placed him ninth overall in a field of
309 participants, pushing him to the national meet.
Hartung, who has been spectacular for the Spartans all season,
is the first York cross country runner to qualify for the NCAA
National Championships in the history of the program. The standout
sophomore, who won the 2011 Capital Athletic Conference Men’s
Cross Country Championships, garners his second Spartan Athlete of
the Week award as he also captured the honor on September 19.
Hartung is now set to travel to Winneconne, Wis. for NCAA
National Championships on Saturday, November 19, hosted by