Kacher named NEWMAC Runner of the Week for triumph at Amherst

NORTON, Mass. - Wheaton College men's cross country senior co-captain Nick Kacher (Waltham, Mass./Waltham) was selected New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Runner of the Week for the first time in his career for the week ending on Sunday, September 12.

Kacher kicked off the 2010 season in strong fashion for the Lyons, capturing first place by 27 seconds during Saturday's Amherst College Invitational.  Kacher covered the 5,000-meter course in 16:33, leading Wheaton to a second-place team finish.

The Lyons are back in action this Saturday at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth Invitational beginning at 10:30 a.m.