by Alan Babbitt
Hope College's Nick Hoffman is the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week.
The sophomore from Holland, Michigan (Holland HS) has been chosen for the award for the first time in his career.
Hoffman is recognized after clocking the fastest time at Saturday's Vanderbilt Invitational on the campus of Hope College.
He led a group of 38 runners on the 8K course of 26.38.2.
Hoffman helped the Flying Dutchmen finish second in the team standings.