(Carlisle, Pa.) - Dickinson College seniors Sara Patterson (Houston, Texas/St. John's School) and senior Ryan Steinbock (Pittsburgh, Pa./Chartiers Valley) have been named the Student Athlete Advisory Committee Red Devil Athletes of the Week, for the week ending November 23rd.
Sara Patterson, Sr, Houston, Texas/St. John's School - (Women's Cross Country)
Patterson turned in a great performance at the 2013 NCAA National Championship, earning All-America honors, placing 31st overall with a time of 21:57. She becomes the first female All-American since Cait Bradley '08 in 2007. Patterson led the 16th-ranked Red Devils to a 15th place finish. The Red Devils have placed in the top-20, eight times since 2002.
Ryan Steinbock, Sr, Pittsburgh, Pa./Chartiers Valley - (Men's Cross Country)
Steinbock ran to All-America honors at the 2013 NCAA National Championship, placing 14th overall. He became just the fourth male to earn All-America honors, and the highest finisher in program history. Steinbock orchestrated a brilliant race, leading the #14-ranked Devils to an eight place finish in the team standings. The Red Devils have finished in the top 25 for the past seven seasons.