Men's Co-Runner of the Week: Vincent Kiprop, Alabama
- Alabama's Vincent Kiprop finished second at the 2017 Crimson Classic, covering the 8,000-meter course in 23:26.40, the second-fastest time in course history.
- Kiprop now has a victory and two runner-up finishes in his three outings this season. He won the 8,000-meter UC Riverside Invitational on Sept. 16 and was runner-up to teammate Gilbert Kigen in the 5-mile Joe Piane Invitational at Notre Dame on Sept. 29.
- At the time, Kiprop's time on Friday was the fastest in the SEC this season.
Men's Co-Runner of the Week: Alex George, Arkansas
- Arkansas' Alex George was the top Southeastern Conference finisher at a loaded Pre-Nationals meet which featured eight top-30 nationally ranked programs.
- George posted a season best in the 8K of 23:26.50 and led the Razorbacks to their fourth-consecutive top-10 team finish.
- He was the 16th-fastest runner in a race which featured 282 entries.
Women's Runner of the Week: Karrisa Schweizer, Missouri
- Missouri's Karrisa Schweizer finished runner-up at the Pre-National Invitational in a field that featured her toughest competition of the season to-date.
- She crossed the finish line with a 6k personal record time of 19:29.7, besting her previous best time of 19:41.6, which she set at the 2016 NCAA Cross Country Championships.
- Schweizer's time is the fastest in the SEC in the 6k this season.
Men's Freshman of the Week: Parker Scott, Ole Miss
- Ole Miss' Parker Scott had the highest SEC finish of a freshman at Pre-Nationals. He finished the 8k race in 23:45.6.
- Scott shaved 1:02.9 off his previous personal best.
- Scott helped the Rebels to a fifth place finish in a field that included six other ranked teams.
Women's Freshman of the Week: Lauren Gregory, Arkansas
- Arkansas' Lauren Gregory recorded the best 6k time by an SEC freshman last weekend, finishing the Pre-Nationals in 20:32.70.
- She finished as the fourth overall freshman at Pre-Nationals in a field of 288 runners that featured eight teams ranked in the top-25.
- Gregory helped Arkansas as the fourth scorer and to a third-place finish ahead of No. 4 Michigan, No. 12 Ole Miss, No. 16 BYU, No. 19 Utah State, No. 24 Missouri, No. 25 Georgia and Tennessee.