Tulsa, Oklahoma – Tulsa's Lise Olivier was named the Conference USA
women's cross country Athlete of the Week for the week of August 28
through September 4, as announced by the conference office today.

Olivier, a senior from Pretoria, South Africa, tallied a time of 11:26
for a second-place overall mark at the 2005 Hurricane Cross Country
Festival. A total of 51 runners from five universities competed in the
event. This was the first time the women won the festival since 1999,
as the Golden Hurricane defeated Missouri State by one point.