Pope Named AU Student-Athlete of the Week Presented by GEICO

2014
2014

American University track senior student-athlete John Pope has been named the AU Student-Athlete of the Week Presented by GEICO, Department of Athletics officials announced.

A native of Carlisle, Pa., Pope registered the first IC4A qualifying time of the outdoor season for the Eagles at the Colonial Relays over the weekend. The senior earned the qualifying time in the 10,000 meter run, posting a mark of 30:45.44 to place fifth overall in a field of 38 competitors. 

American will return to action this weekend with runners competing at the Bucknell Bison Outdoor Games in Lewisburg, Pa. and the George Mason Spring Invitational in Fairfax, Va. on Saturday.