Hot Links: Cross Country picks up the pace, Davis nets 5th Player of the Week honor

Candice DavisJunior Kate Ackerson was named Conference USA Golfer of the Week Oct. 3. Last month, she tied for second at the 2007 Wolverine Invitational; senior Lacey Jones also finished in the top 10. Read more.

First-year runner Samantha Means won the individual competition at the Movin’ Mavs Cross Country Challenge Sept. 8. It was her first collegiate win. Teammate and fellow first-year Silje Fjortoft took fifth in the Notre Dame Invitational Sept. 28. Read more.

Sophomore libero Candice Davis (left) was named Conference USA Defensive Player of the Week in volleyball Oct. 1. It is her second such honor of this season and the fifth of her career. Read more.