Taylor Ashton Named C-USA Athlete of the Week

Taylor Ashton
Oct. 14, 2014 IRVING, Texas - Louisiana Tech senior Taylor Ashton was named the Conference Cross Country Athlete of the Week after winning the NSU Pre-Conference Meet and leading the Bulldogs to a team title.

Ashton led Louisiana Tech to a first-place finish at the NSU Pre-Conference Meet as he notched his first win and third consecutive top-10 finish of the season. The Louisiana native finished the 8k race in 27:07.6 as he claimed the individual championship and led the Bulldogs to a team title. Prior to the meet hosted by Northwestern State, Ashton had finished seventh in the Ken Garland Invitational hosted by North Texas and second at the Mook 5 hosted by Louisiana Tech.

Louisiana Tech next competes at the Crimson Classic hosted by Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Alabama on Oct. 17.

For complete coverage of Tech Track and Field and Cross Country, please follow @LATechTandF on Twitter or visit the official home of Louisiana Tech Athletics at LATechSports.com.




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