PORTLAND, ORE. - University of Alaska Anchorage junior Emmah Chelimo was named the GNAC Runner of the Week after winning the New Balance XC Classic Saturday. 

Chelimo, a native of Iten, Kenya, won the six-kilometer race in a time of 21:27. 

Alaska Anchorage posted a perfect score of 15 points to defeat in-state rival Alaska Fairbanks who finished with 46 points. 

UAA will compete at the UNLV Invitational Sept. 22nd.