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Spirits Place Second at Greensboro X-C Invitational

September 30- It was a glorious day in the history of Salem College Cross-Country as the Spirits competed in the Greensboro Cross-Country Invitational at Hagen Stone Park. The Spirits finished as the top North Carolina Division III team and placed second overall, finishing right behind Mary Baldwin College of Virginia....

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Spirits Win Hagan Stone X-C Classic!

For the second week in a row, the Salem College Cross Country Team has proven that they are the #1 NCAA Division III team in the state of North Carolina. Running through the cold temperatures, the rain and the mud, the Spirits won the Division III race in the Hagan...

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Cross-Country Gears Up For the New Season

As the cross-country season approaches, Rachel Fichthorn eagerly waits to report to preseason training on Sunday, August 19. The junior from Nokesville, Virginia and holder of eleven Salem College athletic records (8 swim, 3 cross country) is looking forward to competing after a summer of spending time with her parents...

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Fichthorn Breaks Record in Victory

Saturday, September 1, 2007 Buies Creek, NC- The Salem College Cross-Country Team traveled Saturday to compete in the 2007 Campbell University Cross-Country Meet. The Salem College lady harriers won the 4K race by defeating Peace College. Campbell University won the University Division by defeating Longwood, UNC Wilmington and UNC Greensboro....

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Salem Places 5th and Fichthorn Breaks Another Record!

September 8, 2007 Lexington, VA- Traveling 3 hours north into Virginia, the Salem College Cross-Country Team took on the Old Dominion Athletic Conference along with some USA South Conference Schools. When all the sweat was poured out and the dust was settled, the Spirits of Salem College stood proud as...

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Salem Captures the Championship Plaque!

September 15, 2007 Winston-Salem, NC- Salem College hosted the 3rd Annual Salem College Cross-Country Invitational on Saturday morning. Rachel Fichthorn (Nokesville, VA) of Salem College won the womens race with a collegiate best 20:34 on the 5000 meter course, breaking the school record by 24 seconds. In the past 15...

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Fichthorn Earns National Award!

For Immediate Release September 17, 2007 Fichthorn receives Association of Division III Independents womens cross country Runner of the Week honorKANSAS CITY, Mo. Salem College junior Rachel Fichthorn (Nokesville, Va.) is this weeks Association of Division III Independents womens cross country Runner of the Week. Fichthorn won the Salem College...

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Salem Wins the North Carolina NCAA Division III Cross-Country State Championship!

September 22, 2007 Greensboro, NC- The stakes were high as the Salem Spirits toed the line at Hagan Stone Park as the Old North State Cross-Country Championships were about to be underway. As the gun went off, the harriers from 13 different North Carolina Colleges/Universities sprinted out of their boxes...

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Salem Runners Excel at Greensboro

September 29, 2007 Greensboro, NC- The Salem College Cross-Country Team excelled today at the Greensboro Cross-Country Invitational by finishing in a tie with Mary Baldwin College of Virginia, each with 51 points. Mary Baldwin College was declared the overall winner due to the tie breaking rule concerning the sixth runner...

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Fichthorn Breaks 5000 Meter Record!

October 6, 2007 Greensboro, NC- Salem College participated in the Hagan Stone Cross-Country Invitational Saturday morning. With 18 full teams and 136 harriers lined up as the gun went off, the Spirits sped off, representing Salem College in their last regular season meet of 2007. Rachel Fichthorn (Jr., Nokesville, VA)...

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