Moline grad Castel named MVC Runner of the Week

Posted Online: Sept. 02, 2014, 4:39 pm
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Southern Illinois senior and 2010 Moline graduate Michael Castel was named the Missouri Valley Conference Runner of the Week on Tuesday. This is the first time Castel has earned the award.

Castel won the Saluki Early Bird title on Friday, completing the 4K course in 12:03.39 for his first victory in more than two years. He finished nearly two seconds ahead of the runner-up. The victory helped Southern Illinois outlast Indiana State for the meet title.

Castel took a redshirt last season after transferring from Western Illinois.

-- Staff report


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