Cross Country News
The Salem Spirits will compete in all 3 fall sports this week.
The Salem College cross country team finished in 3rd of 4 teams at the Wilbur Ross 5K Invitational hosted by Winston-Salem State. Natali Olveda (Salinas, CA) finished in 7th overall in 22:01.20. The Spirits averaged 24:38.75 on the course.
All 3 fall sports will be in action this week.
The Salem College cross country team traveled to the Charlotte Invitational, and finished 13th in the Green 6K Women's Division. Natali Olveda (Salinas, CA) ran her personal best race and finished in 53rd in the division in 26:25.06.
All 3 sports at Salem will be in action this week.
The Salem College cross country team finished in 3rd place at the Warren Wilson Invitational, and they defeated Toccoa Falls College on the 5k course. Natali Olveda (Salina, CA) was the top finisher for the Spirits on the hilly course. She finished the course in 23:42, which was good enough for 4th overall.
A look at the upcoming week in athletics
The Salem College cross country team placed in 5th of 6 teams at the Catawba Meet. The Spirits defeated a NCAA DII team, Livingstone College, in the meet. Natali Olveda (Salinas, CA) was the first runner for the Spirits in the 5K race.
The Salem College cross country team started the season by defeating last year's Great South Athletic Conference (GSAC) Champions, Piedmont College, at the USC-Upstate Eye Opener 5K. Salem and Piedmont were the only 2 NCAA DIII teams in the meet. Natali Olveda (Salinas, CA) finished 1st for the Spirits and 86th overall out of 195 in a time of 22:38.60.