Harter, Werner claim end of year SEC awards

By: Bob Holt
Published: Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Arkansas coach Lance Harter is shown during the NCAA South Regional cross country meet on Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, in Fayetteville.
Photo by Andy Shupe
Arkansas coach Lance Harter is shown during the NCAA South Regional cross country meet on Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, in Fayetteville.

FAYETTEVILLE — University of Arkansas senior Taylor Werner was named the SEC women’s cross country runner of the year and the conference’s top scholar-athlete, it was announced on Tuesday.

Razorbacks Coach Lance Harter, who led Arkansas to its seventh consecutive SEC cross country championship, was named women's team conference coach of the year Werner and Harter also received runner and coach of the year honors for the NCAA South Central Regional.

The No. 1 Razorbacks will run on Saturday at the NCAA Championships in Terre Haute, Ind.

Here is a full list of the SEC’s 2019 SEC Cross Country Awards:

Women's Runner of the Year: Taylor Werner, Arkansas

Women's Freshman Runner of the Year: Skylar Boogerd, Ole Miss

Women's Scholar-Athlete of the Year: Taylor Werner, Arkansas

Women's Coach of the Year: Lance Harter, Arkansas

Men's Runner of the Year: Vincent Kiprop, Alabama

Men's Freshman Runner of the Year: Cole Bullock, Ole Miss

Men's Scholar-Athlete of the Year: Vincent Kiprop, Alabama

Men's Coach of the Year: Ryan Vanhoy, Ole Miss

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