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Cross-Country Advances to Association Championship!

October 22, 2007 Winston-Salem, NC- Salem Colleges Kim Fierke, the Director of Athletics, announced that the Salem College Cross-Country and Soccer Teams will be competing in the 2007 Association of Division III Independents Atlantic Regional Championships. The Cross Country Team will compete on Sunday, October 28, 2007 at Franklin Park...

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CHAMPIONS! CHAMPIONS! CHAMPIONS!

Boston, MA- The Salem College Cross-Country Team traveled north this weekend to compete in the Association of Division III Independents Northeast Regional Cross-Country Championships. The 5000 meter championship race was held in Franklin Park, southeast of downtown Boston. The weather was breezy with 57 degree temperatures with a clear blue...

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Fichthorn Earns National Cross-Country Award

KANSAS CITY, Mo. Salem College junior Rachel Fichthorn (Nokesville, Va.) is this weeks Association of Division III Independents womens cross country Runner of the Week. Fichthorn won the overall individual title at the AD3I Northeast Regional Championships held in Boston, Mass., with a 5K time of 20:35, 31 seconds faster...

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Cross-Country Team Receives Three Post-Season Awards

December 5, 2007 Winston-Salem, NC-The 2007 Salem College Cross-Country Team claimed three Association of Division III Independents Womens Cross-Country post-season awards as the coaches and sports information directors of 21 colleges across the nation voted. Rachel Fichthorn (Jr, Nokesville, VA) received Co-Runner of the Year Award and was placed on...

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Cross-Country Celebrates 2007 Achievements!

Winston-Salem, NC- The atmosphere was joyous and celebration was in the air Sunday evening on Salem Colleges beautiful campus. Salem College student-athletes, parents, siblings, coaches and administration were gathered in the decorated club dining room in anticipation of tonights award ceremony. Dr. Susan Pauly, Salem Colleges 19th President, address the...

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Salem Harriers Place Second in Atlanta

Atlanta, GA- The Salem College Cross-Country Team opened up their 2008 season with an impressive showing at theSmarter WomenSweat Invitationalhosted by Agnes Scott College onSaturday morning. Perhaps running on the toughest and steepest course they will see all season, the Spirits responded well by placing their top four harriers in...

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Fichthorn Finishes in Top Ten at Washington and Lee Invitational

Lexington, VA- The Salem College Cross Country team ran at the Washington and Lee Invitational today. The harriers ran strong through the rain on the hilly 6k course. Senior captain Rachel Fichthorn (Nokesville, VA) took the lead after the one mile marker and held it for a while as she...

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Featured Athlete of the Week- Julie Piernikowski

Sport: Cross-Country Year: Sophomore Birthday: May 25, 1989 Hometown: Potomac, MD High School: Richard Montgomery Rockets Height: 4 Hobbies: reading, listening to music, eating High School Athletic Honors: Team captain, 4-year varsity letter winner (cross-country) College Honors: Member of 2007 Association of Divison III Northeast Region Championship X-C team. This...

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Cross Country Wins Salem Invitational

Winston-Salem, NC-The Salem College cross country team won the 4th Salem College Invitational this morning. The team has now won the invitational for the second straight year. Salem took the first four positions on the 5k course. Rachel Fichthorn (Nokesville, VA) repeated as the champion with a time that was...

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Fichthorn Has Strong Finish in Roanoke

Roanoke, VA-The Salem College cross country team finished in 8th place out of 14 teams in the Maroon Invitational hosted by Roanoke College this morning. Rachel Fichthorn (Nokesville, VA) finished in second place, and also was one of three runners to break the course record. Fichthorn finished the 5k course...

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