Junior Greg Vollmer of Rapid City earns his first Summit League Athlete of the Week honor after leading the South Dakota State men's cross country team against top competitors at the Griak Invitational.

The field included the nation’s 25th ranked team (Iowa State) and 12 regionally-ranked teams including No. 3 in the Midwest region, Minnesota and No. 4 in the Southeast region, Duke. Vollmer was the first Jack to cross the finish line with a time of 26:04, and placed 56th at the meet in the 8K race.

The South Dakota State men's and women's cross country teams return to their home stomping grounds at Edgebrook Golf Course for the SDSU Classic on Saturday beginning at 10:30 a.m.