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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).

October 30, 2010

xcteamMaryville, TN-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).

Natali Olveda (Litchfield Park, AZ) was the second Spirit across the finish line in 13th place (30:01). Bethany Eaton (State Road, NC) finished in 19th (31:12), Joanna Mills was 21st (31:40), and Jessica Butner was 40th (36:04). Caitlin McMahon from Huntingdon was the overall race winner and the conference runner of the year. 

The Spirits will run in the NCAA DIII South/Southeast Regional Meet on November 13th in Memphis, TN.

GSAC Team Results

1. Huntingdon

2. Spelman

3. Salem

4. Wesleyan

5. Piedmont

6. Maryville

7. LaGrange

Salem College NCAA GSAC