Cross Country News
The Salem College cross country team set three personal records and two season best runs in the Asics/Winthrop Invitational today. The Spirits ran against mainly NCAA Division I and Division II competition in the meet. Julie Piernikowski (Potomac, MD) finished in 107th overall and first for the Spirits in the five-kilometer meet with a time of 22:07.
The Salem College cross country team finished in 5th place out of nine teams at the Washington and Lee Invitational today. The Spirits ran on a tough course in their first six kilometer (6K) race of the season. Julie Piernikowski (Potomac, MD) finished first for Salem and 24th overall in a time of 27:51.
Spartanburg, SC-The Salem College cross country team finished in 20th out of 22 teams at the USC Upstate Eye Opener Invitational today. The Spirits defeated Great South conference foe Piedmont in the meet. Julie Piernikowski (Potomac, MD) finished in 94th overall in the 5k race with a personal record of 21:51.
Akaya McElveen (New Haven, CT; Warren F. Kaynor Technical/Wilbur Cross High School) has committed to running cross country and track & field at Salem, adding some needed depth to both teams.
Date Event Time 09/04 USC Upstate Eye Opener (Spartanburg, SC) 8 am 09/11 Washington Lee Inv. (Lexington, VA) TBD 09/18 ASICS/Winthrop Inv. (Rock Hill, SC) TBD 09/25 Citadel Inv. (Charleston, SC) 9 am 10/01 Paul Short Invite (Bethlehem, PA) TBD 10/16 Guilford College Inv. (Greensboro) TBD 10/30 GSAC Championships (Atlanta,...