East Central University junior Juan-Joel Pacheco-Orozco has been honored by the Great American Conference for the second time this season, as he was named the GAC Male Runners of the Week honors for the final week of competition before the GAC Championships.
Pacheco-Orozoco led the Tigers to a team victory at the ECU Tiger Chase by winning the individual title in a time of 25:54.8. He led the team place five runners in the top 10 and two more in the top 15. He finished 20 seconds ahead of the second-place runner.
ECU will be idle this weekend in preparation for hosting the 2014 GAC Championships, Saturday, Nov. 8 at the Pontotoc Technology Center. The men's race is set to start at 9:30 a.m. and the women's at 10:30 a.m.