ANAIS, MELEK NAMED UMES ATHLETES OF WEEK
Cynthia Anais was named UMES Female Athlete of the Week on Monday.
Cynthia Anais was named UMES Female Athlete of the Week on Monday.

Sept. 6, 2010

PRINCESS ANNE, Md. - Junior Cynthia Anais (Martinique, France) and sophomore Basil Melek (Grand Prairie, Texas) were named University of Maryland Eastern Shore Athletes of the Week Monday, for the period ending Sept. 5.

Members of the men's and women's cross country team, the pair helped the Hawks to third-place finishes at the Lid-Lifter Invitational, hosted by UMES. The men tallied 87 points and the women had 64.

Anais was the Hawks' top overall finisher in the event. She was eighth in the women's race at 20:56.72 and Melek was 10th for the men in a time of 26:12.44.

The UMES cross country teams are back in action at the Delaware State Open Saturday (Sept. 11) in Smyrna, Del.