Sept. 13, 2012
ATHENS, Ohio - Ohio University junior Juli Accurso was named the Mid-American Conference Runner of the Week on Thursday following her winning performance this past weekend at the 2012 Harry Groves Invitational at State College, Pa.
Accurso (Casstown, Ohio), who is coming off an All-American season in 2011, won the 6-Kilometer Harry Groves Invitational race, posting a time of 21:03. Accurso posted an average pace of 5:51 to claim the race.
Dating back to last season, Accurso has won four races, including the 2011 MAC Championship.
Ohio returns to action this weekend as it plays host to the 2012 Ohio Invitational. The race is set to begin at 2:30 p.m.