Cross Country News
The Salem College cross country program has released their 2011-2012 schedule.
Director of Athletics Melissa Barrett announced the appointment of Jamie Williams as the head coach of the Salem College Cross Country and Track & Field teams.
The Salem College cross country team finished in 24th at the NCAA South/Southeast Region Championship hosted by Rhodes College. Stephanie Mendez (Atlanta, GA) was the top runner for the Spirits and finished the 6K course in 112th place (26:13). Salem finished their season by avenging a Great South Championship loss against Spelman College, who finished in 25th.
The Salem College cross country team was well represented in the Great South Athletic Conference postseason awards given out today at the GSAC Championships hosted by Maryville College. Stephanie Mendez (Atlanta, GA) was selected to the GSAC All-Conference team for the second year in a row. Salem finished in third in the GSAC Championships as a team.
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).
Sophomore Stephanie Mendez of Salem College is the Runner of the Week for women’s cross country. Mendez led Salem to a fifth place finish at the North Carolina Collegiate Championships. She ran a team season-best time of 27:30 over the 6K course and finished 18th overall.