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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....

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.

Rachel Fichthorn (SR, Nokesville, VA) broke Salem College’s 6000 meter record by 14 seconds and finished 3rd out of 77 harriers with a time of 24:35. Fichthorn finished only 38 seconds behind the conference individual champion, Amy Wampler of Christopher Newport University.

Julie Piernikowski (FY, Potomac, MD) placed 21st (27:50) and Lauren Meek (JR, Draper, VA) finished 22nd (28:26) despite taking a fall during the race. Catherine Mixon (FY, Simpsonville, SC), Jessi Martinez (FY, Houston, TX) and Alyssa McGinnis (FY, High Point, NC) ran well for the Spirits.

The Spirits return to action as they compete in the South/Southeast NCAA Division III Regional Championships in Sequin, Texas on November 15.

 

1

Amy Wampler

23:57

CNU

2

Dira Hansen

24:27

CNU

3

Rachel Fichthorn

24:35

Salem

4

Amy Smith

24:38

Shenandoah

5

Megan Roberts

24:53

CNU

6

Jade Zaharoff

25:01

CNU

7

Brooke Rowe

25:56

CNU

8

Stephanie Raddatz

25:58

CNU

9

Kathryn Stephens

26:10

Mary Baldwin

10

Sarah Hickie

26:22

Shenandoah

21

Julie Piernikowski

27:50

Salem

22

Lauren Meek

28:26

Salem

64

Catherine Mixon

36:14

Salem

67

Jessi Martinez

37:21

Salem

71

Alyssa McGinnis

41:16

Salem

 

Team Scores

1. Christopher Newport 18

2. Shenandoah 60

3. Mary Baldwin 80

4. Meredith 136

5. Greensboro 154

6. Methodist 163

7. Averett 185

8. Peace DNS

9. Ferrum DNS

10. NCWC DNS

Salem College NCAA GSAC