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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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Salem Places 5th and Fichthorn Breaks Another Record!

September 8, 2007 Lexington, VA- Traveling 3 hours north into Virginia, the Salem College Cross-Country Team took on the Old Dominion Athletic Conference along with some USA South Conference Schools. When all the sweat was poured out and the dust was settled, the Spirits of Salem College stood proud as...

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Salem Captures the Championship Plaque!

September 15, 2007 Winston-Salem, NC- Salem College hosted the 3rd Annual Salem College Cross-Country Invitational on Saturday morning. Rachel Fichthorn (Nokesville, VA) of Salem College won the womens race with a collegiate best 20:34 on the 5000 meter course, breaking the school record by 24 seconds. In the past 15...

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Fichthorn Earns National Award!

For Immediate Release September 17, 2007 Fichthorn receives Association of Division III Independents womens cross country Runner of the Week honorKANSAS 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 Salem College...

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Salem Wins the North Carolina NCAA Division III Cross-Country State Championship!

September 22, 2007 Greensboro, NC- The stakes were high as the Salem Spirits toed the line at Hagan Stone Park as the Old North State Cross-Country Championships were about to be underway. As the gun went off, the harriers from 13 different North Carolina Colleges/Universities sprinted out of their boxes...

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