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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 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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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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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- 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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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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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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2009 Cross Country Roster

Name Hometown Year Emily Abel Otto, NC FY Ariel Barker Monroe, NC Sr. Julie Bigsby Salisbury, NC Sr. Kaycee Ingram Mt. Ulla, NC So. Lauren Meek Draper, VA Sr. Stephanie Mendez Atlanta, GA FY Catherine Mixon Simpsonville, SC So. Esther Mueller Kernersville, NC FY Julie Piernikowski Potomac, MD Jr. Samantha...

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Cross Country to host Salem Invitational in 2009

Salem College Invitational 2009 Date of Meet: September 12, 2009 Schedule of Races: College Men: 9 am College Women: 9:45 am High School Boys: 10:30 am High School Girls: 11:00 am Distance: College Men - 8000m College Women - 5000m High School Races - 5000m Course: 85% grass and trails,...

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Marek hopes to lead cross country to strong season

August 12, 2009 Winston-Salem, NC-Cross Country at Salem hopes to build on their past two years of success with a lot of returning talent and a large incoming class. The team will be headed by first year coach, Shawn Marek, who has seven returning runners and eight new runners to...

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