Marcus Tucker Honored as NECC Men's Cross Country Rookie of the Week

marcus tucker runs; he was named the necc men's xc rookie of the week

ATTLEBORO, Mass. – Southern Vermont College freshman Marcus Tucker (Greenwich, N.Y.) has been named the New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) Men's Cross Country Rookie of the Week for the period ending September 9, 2018 as announced by the league on Monday.

Tucker ran his first collegiate 8k at Saturday's Castleton University Invitational—finishing 28th overall with a time of 37:22. He placed fifth for the Mountaineers to help them take second in the team standings.

Southern Vermont is back in action this coming Saturday at Middlebury College's Aldrich Invitational with the race set to begin at 1 p.m.