BIRMINGHAM, Ala. | Alabama State junior Ricky Thornton (Indianapolis, Ind.) was named the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) men’s cross country runner of the week, announced Monday afternoon.
Thornton led Alabama State at the Azalea City Classic finishing 20th overall with a time of 18:41.20. He finished just six seconds behind Lance Paquette of Mobile (18:35.0)
Alabama State returns to action at the Falcon Classic, hosted by Montevallo, on Friday night.
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