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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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Fichthorn receives Association of DIII Independents women’s cross country Runner of the Week award

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 helped her team to an eighth place finish out of 14 teams at the Maroon Invitational hosted by Roanoke College with a 5K time...

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Cross Country Finishes in Second in Greensboro

September 27, 2008 Greensboro, NC-The Salem College cross country team had four runners in the top eleven and finished in 2nd place today at the Greensboro Invitational. Rachel Fichthorn (Nokesville, VA) finished the 5k race in third place with a time of 20:39. Julie Piernikowski (Potomac, MD), Lauren Meek (Draper,...

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Fichthorn is AD3I Runner of the Week Again

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 for the second consecutive week. Fichthorn placed third overall in the 25th Annual Greensboro Cross Country Invitational on Saturday, helping Salem finish second out of...

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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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