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2011 XC Schedule

The Salem College cross country program has released their 2011-2012 schedule.

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Williams Hired as New Cross Country and Track & Field Coach

Director of Athletics Melissa Barrett announced the appointment of Jamie Williams as the head coach of the Salem College Cross Country and Track & Field teams.

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Cross country finishes in 24th at South/Southeast Region Championship

The Salem College cross country team finished in 24th at the NCAA South/Southeast Region Championship hosted by Rhodes College. Stephanie Mendez (Atlanta, GA) was the top runner for the Spirits and finished the 6K course in 112th place (26:13). Salem finished their season by avenging a Great South Championship loss against Spelman College, who finished in 25th.

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Cross country earns several Great South postseason honors

The Salem College cross country team was well represented in the Great South Athletic Conference postseason awards given out today at the GSAC Championships hosted by Maryville College. Stephanie Mendez (Atlanta, GA) was selected to the GSAC All-Conference team for the second year in a row. Salem finished in third in the GSAC Championships as a team.

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Cross country has third place finish at Great South Championship meet

The Salem College cross country team finished in third place at the Great South Athletic Conference Championships today in Tennessee. Huntingdon took first place in the meet with 33 points followed by Spelman with 96 points. The Spirits scored 122 points, and Stephanie Mendez (Atlanta, GA) was the top Salem runner with a 7th place finish in the 6K race (28:39).

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Stephanie Mendez selected as Great South Runner of the Week

Sophomore Stephanie Mendez of Salem College is the Runner of the Week for women’s cross country. Mendez led Salem to a fifth place finish at the North Carolina Collegiate Championships. She ran a team season-best time of 27:30 over the 6K course and finished 18th overall.

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Cross country finishes in fifth at NC Collegiate Championships

The Salem College cross country team finished in 5th out of 11 teams at the North Carolina Collegiate Championships 6K hosted by Guilford College. Four of the runners from Salem finished in their personal 6K record. Stephanie Mendez (Atlanta, GA) ran a Salem season best 6K (27:30) and finished in 18th place. Salem was the fourth DIII program in the race out of nine teams.

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Salem College NCAA GSAC