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2008 Cross Country Schedule

Day Date Opponent Location Time Results Sat. Aug 30 @ Smarter Women Sweat Invite @ Agnes Scott Atlanta, GA 9 am 2nd Sat. Sept. 6 @ General's Invitational Lexington, VA 9:30am 6th Sat. Sept. 13 Salem College 4th Annual Invite Winston-Salem 10 am 1st Sat. Sept. 20 @ Maroon Invitational...

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2008 Cross Country Roster

Player Yr. Hometown High School/College Rachel Fichthorn SR Nokesville, VA Liberty Jessi Martinez FY Houston, TX YES College Prep Lauren Meek JR Draper, VA Pulaski Alysia McGinnis FY High Point, NC High Point Central Catherine Mixon FY Simpsonville, SC Greenville Technical Julie Piernikowski SO Potomac, MD Richard Montgomery Kelsey Rector...

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Three Salem cross-country runners receive All-AD3I Honors

December 17, 2009 Kansas City, MO- The Salem College cross country team had three runners receive NCAA All-Association of Division III Independents honors today in a very tough field of nominees. Rachel Fichthorn (Nokesville, VA) led the way on the All-AD3I Second Team, and both Lauren Meek (Draper, VA) and...

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Featured Athlete of the Week- Yessenia (Jessi) Martinez

Full Name: Yessenia Martinez Sport: Cross Country Hometown: Houston, TX High School: YES Prep School Mascot: Wizards Family: Esperanza (mother), Mario (father), Mario (brother), Marissa (sister), Daniel (brother), Julio (brother) Hobbies: Reading, Puzzles, Going to Baseball Games High School: Member of Triathlon CLub Running at Salem: Jessi was the 5th...

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Fichthorn finishes in 36th place at NCAA South Regionals

November 15, 2008 Seguin, TX- Three members of the Salem College Cross-Country Team traveled to Texas this weekend to participate in the NCAA Division III South/Southeast Cross-Country Championships. Rachel Fichthorn (SR, Nokesville, VA) led the Spirits with a 36th place finish out of 169 total competitors. Fichthorn just missed being...

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Featured Athlete of the Week- Catherine Mixon

Full Name: Catherine Ann Mixon Hometown: Simpsonville, SC Birthday: 1-19-90 High School: Greenville Tech Warriors Family: Carol (mom), Michael (dad), Laura (sister) Hobbies: scrapbooking, writing, cooking, hanging out with friends Athletics at Salem: Cross Country and Swimming This Week in Cross Country: Catherine helped Salem to a 4th place finish...

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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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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 Wins North Carolina DIII Championships

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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Featured Athlete of the Week- Julie Piernikowski

Sport: Cross-Country Year: Sophomore Birthday: May 25, 1989 Hometown: Potomac, MD High School: Richard Montgomery Rockets Height: 4 Hobbies: reading, listening to music, eating High School Athletic Honors: Team captain, 4-year varsity letter winner (cross-country) College Honors: Member of 2007 Association of Divison III Northeast Region Championship X-C team. This...

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Fichthorn Finishes in Top Ten at Washington and Lee Invitational

Lexington, VA- The Salem College Cross Country team ran at the Washington and Lee Invitational today. The harriers ran strong through the rain on the hilly 6k course. Senior captain Rachel Fichthorn (Nokesville, VA) took the lead after the one mile marker and held it for a while as she...

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Salem Harriers Place Second in Atlanta

Atlanta, GA- The Salem College Cross-Country Team opened up their 2008 season with an impressive showing at theSmarter WomenSweat Invitationalhosted by Agnes Scott College onSaturday morning. Perhaps running on the toughest and steepest course they will see all season, the Spirits responded well by placing their top four harriers in...

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