Johnson Earns First GEICO Student-Athlete Weekly Award

Johnson Earns First GEICO Student-Athlete Weekly Award

After his individual victory Friday at the Mount St. Mary’s 5K Duals, American University’s Brendan Johnson earned selection as the M-F Athletic Patriot League Male Runner of the Week.

Johnson, a sophomore from Waldorf, Md., also was selected GEICO / AU Student-Athlete of the Week.
 
Posting a winning time of 14:56.72 over the 5-kilometer course in Emmitsburg, Johnson bested the field by nearly 12 seconds.
 
Johnson, who was PL Rookie of the Year in men’s cross country last season, earned a league-record four Rookie of the Week awards from the Patriot League as a freshman.
 
American’s men’s team will travel to the Bill Dellinger Invitational on Friday in Eugene, Ore. The Eagles’ next event in the D.C. metro area will be on Sept. 13 at the Navy Invitational.