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Cross Country competes strong at NCAA South/Southeast Regionals

November 14, 2009 Greensboro, NC-The Salem College cross country team ran a strong race at the NCAA South/Southeast Region Meet, which was hosted by Guilford College. The team defeated all Great South competitors in the meet, and avenged a loss to Huntingdon College from the GSAC Championships. Salem finished in...

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Featured Athlete of the Week-Stephanie Mendez

Full Name: Stephanie Mendez Escarela Sport: Cross Country Hometown: Atlanta, GA High School: North Springs Charter School Height: 4'10 Birthday: August 29, 1991 Year: First-year 2009 Cross Country Season: Stephanie was a Great South Athletic All-Conference performer as a first-year runner. She was also placed on the GSAC All-Freshman team...

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Janele Marek honored by Triad Business Journal

March 01, 2010 Winston-Salem, NC- Salem College's Janele Marek was honored by the Triad Business Journal as a Top 40 Under 40 leader. Marek, an account director at The Woodbine Agency, is currently the assistant basketball, cross country, and outdoor track and field coach at Salem. The Business Journal honors...

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Cross Country selected as USTFCCCA Scholar Team

March 05, 2010 New Orleans, LA-The Salem College cross country team was selected as a 2009 United States Track Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA)Division III Scholar Team. The team carried a 3.62 GPA in 2009. Salem was the only Great South team represented out of the 153 DIII...

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Coach Shawn Marek wins Half-Marathon Race

March 20, 2010High Point, NC-Shawn Marek, the head cross country and outdoor track and field coach at Salem, won the North Carolina 1/2 Marathon this past weekend. He ran the 13.1 mile race in 1:14.58, which is a 5:43 mile pace. The NC 1/2 Marathon was run as part of...

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Training for a 5K course is a success

May 08, 2010Winston-Salem, NC-The Salem College physical education department introduced Training for a 5K as a new course this spring semester. The purpose of the course was to train Salem students to prepare for a five-kilometer road race. The class culminated with the members participating in the Susan G. Komen...

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Olveda leads a strong XC and track & field recruiting class

May 22, 2010 Winston-Salem, NC-Natali Olveda (Litchfield Park, AZ; Verrado High School) leads a strong recruiting class for Salem College's cross country and track field teams. Olveda has been a top runner on the Verrado High School team, in the 4A II Skyline Region, and finished 36th in the Arizona...

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Marek hired as new cross country coach

April 6, 2009 Winston-Salem, NC-The Salem College Athletic Department is pleased to announce the hiring of Shawn Marek as the new Head Cross Country Coach. Marek has been involved as an athlete and coach in Cross Country and Track and Field for almost 20 years. He attended Saint Bonaventure University,...

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Marek featured in Winston-Salem Journal

April 07, 2009 http://www2.journalnow.com/content/2009/apr/07/sweeping-in-the-new/news/

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2009 Cross Country Schedule

Date Event Location Time Sept. 5 USC Upstate Eye Opener Meet Spartanburg, SC Results Sept. 12 Salem College Home Meet Winston-Salem Results Sept. 19 Guilford College XC Carnival Greensboro Results Sept. 26 Citadel Invitational Charleston, SC Results Oct. 10 Furman Invitational Greenville, SC Results Oct. 17 Old North State Invitational...

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