Ruszczyk Named AMCC Runner of the Week

Samantha Ruszczyk (pictured) was named AMCC Runner of the Week on Monday
Samantha Ruszczyk (pictured) was named AMCC Runner of the Week on Monday

Buffalo, NY - With the top time and a first place team finish on Saturday at the Meghan Memorial, junior runner Samantha Ruszczyk (Hamburg, NY/Hamburg) was named the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) Runner of the Week, announced the conference Monday.

Ruszczyk ran the fastest time out of all the women in the 5k at the Meghan Memorial, coming in at 21:34. She has done that for the Spartans throughout this season in their previous three races at the Buffalo State Invitational, Harry F. Anderson Invitational, and the Geneseo Invitational.

At the Buffalo State Invitational, Samantha ran her second best time of the season at 20:58 to place second overall. Her best race of the season came at the Harry F. Anderson Invitational where she ran a time of 19:48. Through four races, Ruszczyk been the best runner for the D'Youville women.