Didyk Named C-USA Men's Cross Country Athlete of the Week
Oct. 13, 2003
CHICAGO-Adam Didyk was named Conference USA Men's Cross Country Athlete of the Week it was announced today by the league office.
Didyk, a senior from Adelaide, Australia, placed third at the Saluki Invitational with a personal best 8K time of 25:34.33. The meet was hosted by Southern Illinois University. Didyk's Tigers finished fourth in the meet as a team.
The third place individual finish was the highest for any Tiger this season. It was the highest finish for any Memphis Men's runner since Balazs Laszlo placed third at the Commodore Classic on Sept. 21, 2002. Laszlo ran a 26:40.32 in that 8K race hosted by Vanderbilt University.
Didyk, was an All-Conference USA performer at the Indoor Track & Field Championships in 2003, where he placed second in the 5,000m run and third in the 3000m run. He qualified for NCAA Outdoor Regionals in the 5,000m run.
Didyk, along with his teammates hope to challenge for a C-USA Cross Country Championship in November.