CHICAGO – After helping lead the Saint Xavier University men's cross country team to its best postseason finish in program history in the month of November, senior Brian Corcoran (Chicago, Ill./Brother Rice) is this year's third recipient of the 2013-14 World Hyundai-Saint Xavier University Athlete of the Month award for his impressive finishes in two key meets last month. Corcoran will be publicly honored with a certificate from World Hyundai Matteson prior to Saturday's 3 p.m. men's basketball game against Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference (CCAC) foe Judson University (Ill.) at the Shannon Center in Chicago.
Corcoran finished fourth overall out of 118 runners at the 2013 CCAC Cross Country Championship on November 11 and earned all-conference recognition in the process. He finished the 8K (8,000 meters) race in an impressive time of 25:34 and led the Cougars to a third place team finish behind only No. 4 ranked Olivet Nazarene University (Ill.) and No. 1 ranked and defending national champion University of St. Francis (Ill.). SXU earned its first team berth since 2005 to run at the NAIA Cross Country National Championship on November 23. Corcoran was exceptional again finishing No. 58 overall out of 313 of the NAIA's top runners with a time of 25:32. The Cougars finished 19th overall at the national meet, the highest postseason finish in team history.
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