Whitmore and Sizek repeat as UAA Athletes of the Week

CHICAGO, Ill. -- For the second-consecutive week, University of Chicago runners Billy Whitmore and Julia Sizek were named University Athletic Association (UAA) Athletes of the Week in cross country on Monday.

On the men's side, Whitmore has earned all three UAA weekly awards so far this season. His latest accolade comes from his performance at the Illinois Intercollegiate Championships on Friday. The senior placed fourth out of 270 runners and came in with a time of 24:48.

Sizek's selection was her second of the year in the UAA. Also a senior, Sizek finished second at the Illinois Intercollegiate Championships with a time of 18:02 in the field of 222 racers.