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Featured Athlete of the Week: Lauren Meek

Full Name: Lauren Alexis Meek Sport: Cross Country Birthday: 1/19/1988 Hometown: Draper, VA High School: Pulaski County Cougars Nicknames: The Sheep Lady, The She-Beast Family: Shawn (mother), Allen (father), Adam (brother) Hobbies: Reading, Writing Cross Country Highlights: Lauren finished in 10th place this past weekend at the Greensboro Invitational (5K)...

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Cross Country Runs Strong Race at Hagan Stone

October 4, 2008 Greensboro, NC-The Salem College cross country team and Rachel Fichthorn (Nokesville, VA)continued their domination of North Carolina NCAA Division III teams today at the Hagan Stone Classic in Greensboro. Fichthorn finished second out of75 total runners, and the team came in 4th place out of 16 teams....

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Cross Country Wins North Carolina DIII Championships

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Fichthorn AD3I Runner of the Week for Third Time

KANSAS CITY, Mo. Salem College senior Rachel Fichthorn (Nokesville, Va.) is this weeks Association of Division III Independents womens cross country Runner of the Week. Fichthorn won her third consecutive individual title and Salem claimed their second straight North Carolina State Cross Country Championship in Cary, N.C. on Oct. 18....

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Cross Country has strong day at USA South Championships

November 1, 2008 Pleasant Gardens, NC- The USA South Conference Cross-Country Championships were hosted today at Hagan Stone Park. Despite not being a member of the conference, Salem College participated as an invited guest team. Salem College ran well as they finished as the fourth team out of eleven represented....

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Featured Athlete of the Week- Catherine Mixon

Full Name: Catherine Ann Mixon Hometown: Simpsonville, SC Birthday: 1-19-90 High School: Greenville Tech Warriors Family: Carol (mom), Michael (dad), Laura (sister) Hobbies: scrapbooking, writing, cooking, hanging out with friends Athletics at Salem: Cross Country and Swimming This Week in Cross Country: Catherine helped Salem to a 4th place finish...

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Fichthorn finishes in 36th place at NCAA South Regionals

November 15, 2008 Seguin, TX- Three members of the Salem College Cross-Country Team traveled to Texas this weekend to participate in the NCAA Division III South/Southeast Cross-Country Championships. Rachel Fichthorn (SR, Nokesville, VA) led the Spirits with a 36th place finish out of 169 total competitors. Fichthorn just missed being...

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Featured Athlete of the Week- Yessenia (Jessi) Martinez

Full Name: Yessenia Martinez Sport: Cross Country Hometown: Houston, TX High School: YES Prep School Mascot: Wizards Family: Esperanza (mother), Mario (father), Mario (brother), Marissa (sister), Daniel (brother), Julio (brother) Hobbies: Reading, Puzzles, Going to Baseball Games High School: Member of Triathlon CLub Running at Salem: Jessi was the 5th...

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Three Salem cross-country runners receive All-AD3I Honors

December 17, 2009 Kansas City, MO- The Salem College cross country team had three runners receive NCAA All-Association of Division III Independents honors today in a very tough field of nominees. Rachel Fichthorn (Nokesville, VA) led the way on the All-AD3I Second Team, and both Lauren Meek (Draper, VA) and...

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2008 Cross Country Roster

Player Yr. Hometown High School/College Rachel Fichthorn SR Nokesville, VA Liberty Jessi Martinez FY Houston, TX YES College Prep Lauren Meek JR Draper, VA Pulaski Alysia McGinnis FY High Point, NC High Point Central Catherine Mixon FY Simpsonville, SC Greenville Technical Julie Piernikowski SO Potomac, MD Richard Montgomery Kelsey Rector...

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