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Liv Westphal Named ACC Performer of the Week

Liv Westphal

Liv Westphal

Sept. 17, 2013

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. - Boston College's Liv Westphal was named ACC Cross Country Performer of the Week on Tuesday, Sept. 17. The junior from Limoges, France led the Eagles to a first-place finish at the UMass Invitational out of the six teams that competed this past weekend.

Westphal took first overall in a field of 74, finishing the 5k course with a time of 16:58. She finished 21 seconds ahead of second-place finisher and teammate Madeleine Davidson, who crossed the line at 17:19.

This is the first ACC Performer of the Week honor for Westphal, and the first for BC since Elizabeth Hynes earned the accolade on Oct. 23, 2012.

The Boston College women's cross country team moved up one spot to No. 24 in the USTFCCCA national coaches' poll that was released on Sept. 17.

BC will return to action Sept. 27 when it hosts the Coast-to-Coast Battle in Beantown - BC XC Invitational.

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