Clayton earns Region III Athlete of the Week
HERKIMER, NY – Herkimer’s cross country runner Norman Clayton was named Week 9 Region III Athlete of the Week on Wednesday (10/28), earning All-Region Team honors for placing ninth at Finger Lakes Community College on Saturday (10/24), the host for the 2015 Region III Cross Country Championship.
Clayton – a Business: Sports & Recreation Management major at Herkimer College – ran a six minute pace at the Lakers five mile course, crossing the finish line at 31:06.3. He outdid he September time at the same course by 27.5 seconds.
“Norman continues to shed time off of his pace as the season nears its end,” said Herkimer Generals Cross Country Head Coach Stephen Sydoriw. “All of us are looking for him to continue the trend into nationals at Holyoke Community College.”