Atkin wins "NAIA Nat'l Runner of the Week" award

LEWISTON, ID - Wednesday, we told you about a Warrior Cross Country runner who was named a Conference Athlete of the Week...Thursday, he was awarded something even bigger!

Lewis-Clark State College junior Sam Atkin was named the NAIA National Runner of the Week for his performance at the Runners Soul Erik Anderson Invitational in Spokane Falls, Washington last Saturday.

Atkin finished first out of 186 runners that included NCAA Division I, II and III Competition. He also won the won the "Clash of the Inland Northwest" at Mead High School on August 11th. Atkin is the first male Warrior runner to win the National Runner of the Week award, and we congratulate him and wish him the best in helping the Warriors keep on winning!