Cambridge, Mass.-- Junior Hassan Omar (Frederick, Md./Thomas Johnson) earned America East Performer of the Week honors, announced by the league office on Tuesday.
Omar paced the Retrievers at the Navy Invitational this past weekend, earning an 11th place finish in a time of 25:06.35. Omar was one of the three Retrievers who finished in the top 25.
Earlier this year, Hassan finished fifth at the Mount 5k Duals with a time of 15:29.49. Omar led UMBC to a 2-0-1 record at the duals back on August 29th.
The Retrievers return to action on October 4th at the Paul Short Invitational in Bethlehem, Pa. Race time is set for 10:00 a.m.