Covenant men's cross country runners Nate Collins and women's runners Lilly Smith and Hannah Samuels, along with both men's and women's programs were honored recently by the USTFCCCA for their academic exploits.
Covenant College recently released its fall 2018 Dean's List recently and student-athletes peppered the list. Over 100 students from across Covenant's varsity and junior varsity athletic programs were recognized.
The Covenant Athletes of the Month sponsored by Atlantic Capital, the official bank of the Covenant Scots, for the month of November are women's cross country senior Lilly Smith and men's basketball sophomore Will Crumly.
Covenant women's cross country senior Lilly Smith capped her incredible cross country career with another record as she set a program mark and finished 104th overall at the NCAA Division III Championships
Senior Lilly Smith finished ninth overall and earned a spot in the NCAA Cross Country Championships in the process, as the Covenant cross country teams both placed ninth at the NCAA South/Southeast Region meet
Following a personal-record performance at the Berry Invitational on Saturday, Covenant women's cross country freshman Maggie Henry has been named the USA South Rookie Runner of the Week, for the period ending on Oct. 14
For a fourth straight meet the Covenant women's cross country team, led by a first place finish from Lilly Smith, took home the team title while the men's team won its third meet of the year as the Scots swept through the Maryville Invitational on Saturday
The Covenant cross country teams reeled in three more weekly honors from the USA South as senior Lilly Smith was named the conference's Runner of the Week on the women's side, while freshman S.K. Lipperd earned Rookie of the Week and freshman Nate Collins was the Rookie of the Week