Cross Country News
The Salem College cross country team finished in 9th out of 10 teams at the Lenoir-Rhyne 5K Invitational today. They were the only NCAA Division III program on the course. Cristi Magracia (Lemon Grove, CA) took 1:56 off of her time from last weeks meet to finish in 24th place at 21:13.
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.