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Sirois, Phillips Sweep LEC Women's Cross Country Weekly Awards

Sydney Sirois and Bryanna Phillips

GORHAM, Maine -- The Little East Conference announced on Monday that the University of Southern Maine duo of sophomore Sydney Sirois (Greene, Maine/St. Dominic Academy) and senior Bryanna Phillips (Westbrook, Maine) have swept the weekly women's cross country awards for the period ending September 9.

            Sirois was named the Runner of the Week while Phillips, in her first season of collegiate competition, garnered the Rookie of the Week honor.  The LEC  weekly honors were the first for both athletes.  Sirois is the first USM runner to bring home LEC Runner of the Week honors since Jasmine Boyle won the award in back-to-back weeks in 2016.  Phillips is the USM's first Rookie of the Week recipient since Hannah Damron in 2012. READ MORE