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ETSU's Pugh, Hirko honored by A-Sun

October 23rd, 2013 4:25 pm by Pat Kenney

ETSU's Pugh, Hirko honored by A-Sun

MACON, Ga. — East Tennessee State golfer Rhys Pugh and cross country runner Katie Hirko were honored by the Atlantic Sun Conference on Wednesday.

Pugh was named the A-Sun men’s golfer of the week after finishing 10th at the prestigious U.S. Collegiate Championship held at The Golf Club of Georgia.  He had a three-round total of 213 (69-71-73) and has placed in the top 10 in his last three tournaments.

Hirko, named the A-Sun female runner of the week, notched a fourth-place finish in the Blue Ridge Open cross country meet in Boone, N.C. last weekend.

She finished in a time of 18:01.54, leading the Lady Bucs to a fifth-place finish among the 27 teams competing. Hirko has been the top finisher for ETSU in all four meets this season.


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