Geneva College Athletes of the week for the week of April 22- April 29, 2013:
Alayna Merkle – Track and Field
Junior – Distance
Alayna Merkle has been selected as the female student-athlete of the week. Merkle brought home a PAC title on Saturday with a victory in the 1500 meter race with a winning time of 4:49.02. In addition to her gold medal performance, Merkle also finished fourth in the 5000 meter event and second in the 800 meter race. She missed out of another top finish in the 800 meter event by less than two seconds.
Nick Edinger – Track and Field
Senior – Distance
Nick Edinger has been selected as the male student-athlete of the week. Edinger once again proved to be one of the finest distance runners in Geneva College history on Saturday as he won first place in the 5000 meter race at the PAC Championships with a time of 15:11.28. Edinger won the event by more than 22 seconds. He also brought home a second place finish in the 10000 meter event with a time of 32:32.61.