Southeastern freshman and Dutchtown alum Ben Vasterling competed in the school's first meet last week at the New Orleans Invitational. He was named the Southland Conference Men's Cross Country Athlete of the Week.

Southeastern freshman and Dutchtown alum Ben Vasterling competed in the school’s first meet last week at the New Orleans Invitational. He was named the Southland Conference Men’s Cross Country Athlete of the Week.

The Lions won the meet’s men’s title, while Vasterling recorded the fastest individual 4K time for his team at 13 minutes and 6.1 seconds.

He teamed with Brett Olivier for the fastest time in the two-man 8K relay at 26 minutes and 32 seconds.