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2007

Cross-Country Celebrates 2007 Achievements!

Winston-Salem, NC- The atmosphere was joyous and celebration was in the air Sunday evening on Salem Colleges beautiful campus. Salem College student-athletes, parents, siblings, coaches and administration were gathered in the decorated club dining room in anticipation of tonights award ceremony. Dr. Susan Pauly, Salem Colleges 19th President, address the...

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Cross-Country Team Receives Three Post-Season Awards

December 5, 2007 Winston-Salem, NC-The 2007 Salem College Cross-Country Team claimed three Association of Division III Independents Womens Cross-Country post-season awards as the coaches and sports information directors of 21 colleges across the nation voted. Rachel Fichthorn (Jr, Nokesville, VA) received Co-Runner of the Year Award and was placed on...

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Fichthorn Earns National Cross-Country Award

KANSAS 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 overall individual title at the AD3I Northeast Regional Championships held in Boston, Mass., with a 5K time of 20:35, 31 seconds faster...

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CHAMPIONS! CHAMPIONS! CHAMPIONS!

Boston, MA- The Salem College Cross-Country Team traveled north this weekend to compete in the Association of Division III Independents Northeast Regional Cross-Country Championships. The 5000 meter championship race was held in Franklin Park, southeast of downtown Boston. The weather was breezy with 57 degree temperatures with a clear blue...

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Cross-Country Advances to Association Championship!

October 22, 2007 Winston-Salem, NC- Salem Colleges Kim Fierke, the Director of Athletics, announced that the Salem College Cross-Country and Soccer Teams will be competing in the 2007 Association of Division III Independents Atlantic Regional Championships. The Cross Country Team will compete on Sunday, October 28, 2007 at Franklin Park...

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Fichthorn Breaks 5000 Meter Record!

October 6, 2007 Greensboro, NC- Salem College participated in the Hagan Stone Cross-Country Invitational Saturday morning. With 18 full teams and 136 harriers lined up as the gun went off, the Spirits sped off, representing Salem College in their last regular season meet of 2007. Rachel Fichthorn (Jr., Nokesville, VA)...

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Salem Runners Excel at Greensboro

September 29, 2007 Greensboro, NC- The Salem College Cross-Country Team excelled today at the Greensboro Cross-Country Invitational by finishing in a tie with Mary Baldwin College of Virginia, each with 51 points. Mary Baldwin College was declared the overall winner due to the tie breaking rule concerning the sixth runner...

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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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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 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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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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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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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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