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We award the Female Athlete of the Week honor to the Whitesburg, Kentucky, cross country duo of Brittney Buttrey and Kacey Troutt, as well as volleyball junior Lindsey Perkins.

In the challenging and prestigious Louisville Cross Country Classic with 346 total runners, junior Troutt led the team finishing the 3.1-mile race in 21:07, while senior Buttrey was just behind her in a personal record time of 21:08.

Perkins, a native of Crab Orchard, Kentucky, helped lead her volleyball team to a road split at Bluefield, West Virginia. Against Cincinnati Clermont in a tough 3-2 defeat, she led the squad in both kills (10) and digs (16), while adding 4 assists and 4 blocks. In the commanding 3-0 sweep over Bluefield State, she led the squad in kills (12) while adding 4 digs.