Paramus, NJ - Bergen's Men's Cross Country team received wonderful new on Monday morning. The news was about BCC sophomore, Christopher Benitez, who earned USTFCCCA National Athlete of the Week for NJCAA Division III Men.
USTFCCCA awarded Christopher for his standout effort at The Highlander Tech Challenge, hosted by NJIT. Chris finished with his personal best time of 26:30.0 in the 8K course and finished in 19th place out of 277 runner in a field with excellent competition. The 19th place finish by Chris, helped Bergen finish in the 13th place out of 31 colleges and universities. He looks to continue his success when the team travels to the St. Joe's Invitational on Saturday, October 19th.