NEW ORLEANS, LA. – The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association announced Andy Reischling as the recipient of the 2018 West Region Athlete of the Year. Reischling is already having a wildly successful season in which he won SCIAC Athlete of the Year and qualified for the NCAA in the 5000-meter and 10,000-meter runs.
Reischling was the first athlete in SCIAC history to win both the 5K (14:07.91) and 10K (29:51.75) in the same conference championship meet.
He will compete in the NCAA 10,000-meter run final on Thursday, May 24 at 6 a.m. PST and in the 5,000-meter run final on Saturday, May 26 at 1 p.m. PST.