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Fichthorn Shines in Charlotte Half-Marathon

March 14- Salem Colleges Rachel Fichthorn took the challenge of the Charlotte Half-Marathon Saturday morning. With the weather a nice 50 degrees and partly sunny, Fichthorn started the race conservatively and pasted the 5-mile marker in 19th place. After mile eight, Fichthorn broke away from a pack of runners and...

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Cross Country Gears Up for a Successful Season

The Salem College Cross-Country Team is gearing up for their second season in the NCAA. As the first true recruiting class of Salem College Cross-Country arrives, the future is bright and exciting. Sophomore Rachel Fichthorn (Nokesville, VA) will be returning as the team captain of the 2006 squad. Rachel Aderholdt...

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Debuts with a Victory!

September 2- The Salem College Cross Country Team traveled to Campbell University in Buies Creek, NC Saturday to open their 2006 season. The Spirit Harriers won the overall team title for NCAA Division II and III race, finishing ahead of NC Wesleyan College, Mt. Olive College and Peace College.

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Spirits Win Piedmont Cross Country Classic!

Salem College hosted the First Annual Piedmont Cross-Country Classic Saturday, September 9, 2006. The tough 5000 meter course is comprised of one huge hill and routes that run between the athletic fields of Salem College.

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Five Salem Runners PR in Salem College Invite

The 2nd Annual Salem College Cross-Country Invitational was held Saturday, September 16. Seven teams competed for the coveted title of champion. When the mud was through flying and the course was cleared, Wellesley College of Massachusetts scored a perfect score to dominate the tough, hilly 5000 meter course in Winston-Salem.

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Spirits X-C Team Runs Well at Old North Championships

The Salem College Spirits traveled to Hagan Stone Park, just south of Greensboro, NC on Saturday to compete in the Old North State Championships. Sixteen teams were represented in the womens collegiate 5000 meter race. Division I High Point University edged out Elon University to win the Invitational by just...

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Spirits Place Second at Greensboro X-C Invitational

September 30- It was a glorious day in the history of Salem College Cross-Country as the Spirits competed in the Greensboro Cross-Country Invitational at Hagen Stone Park. The Spirits finished as the top North Carolina Division III team and placed second overall, finishing right behind Mary Baldwin College of Virginia....

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Spirits Win Hagan Stone X-C Classic!

For the second week in a row, the Salem College Cross Country Team has proven that they are the #1 NCAA Division III team in the state of North Carolina. Running through the cold temperatures, the rain and the mud, the Spirits won the Division III race in the Hagan...

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Cross-Country Gears Up For the New Season

As the cross-country season approaches, Rachel Fichthorn eagerly waits to report to preseason training on Sunday, August 19. The junior from Nokesville, Virginia and holder of eleven Salem College athletic records (8 swim, 3 cross country) is looking forward to competing after a summer of spending time with her parents...

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Fichthorn Breaks Record in Victory

Saturday, September 1, 2007 Buies Creek, NC- The Salem College Cross-Country Team traveled Saturday to compete in the 2007 Campbell University Cross-Country Meet. The Salem College lady harriers won the 4K race by defeating Peace College. Campbell University won the University Division by defeating Longwood, UNC Wilmington and UNC Greensboro....

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