Catamounts Finish Second in Asheville
ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Both the Western Carolina men's and women's cross country teams took second at the 2017 Asheville Cross Country Invitational Saturday morning. Junior Kaitlyn Lingard was once again WCU's top performer as she led the women's team with a second place individual finish. She completed the two mile course in 11:37.28.
Junior Christina Nikolaou also finished on the podium for the Catamounts as she took third in 11:48.92.
The men ran a four mile course and WCU was led by junior Jordan Bostian who took seventh overall with a time of 21:02.91. Sophomore Justin Tucker was the next to cross for the Catamounts as he stopped the clock at 21:16.08 which earned him 12th overall. Read More
Wofford Women Win in Asheville
ASHEVILLE, N.C. – The Wofford College men's and women's cross country teams competed on Saturday morning at the Asheville Cross Country Invitational. The women won their second consecutive meet, led by Hannah Steelman with an individual title. The men were sixth overall.
The men's four mile competition began the morning and sophomore Jack Zemp was the top finisher for the Terriers with a time of 21:05.16 for eighth place. Ethan Epstein finished in 21:31.21, followed by Cisco Ferre at 21:31.60. Cristian Widenhouse crossed the line in 21:53.74 and Walker Gibbs was at 22:09.22. Also running for the Terriers were Ben Boatwright, Joe Harbacevich, Ben Hensley, William Stutts and Dane Szalwinski.
The women's two mile race followed and freshman Hannah Steelman was first overall in 10:51.21 to win her second straight meet. Taryn Schoen was sixth overall at 11:54.53, followed by Mary Stewart Wilson at 11:56.87. Anya Bunao (12:03.68) and Shannon McAndrew (12:20.39) rounded out the top five for the Terriers. Also competing were Sommer McKenzie, Rebeka Fadgyas, Whitley Elsass, Jamie Barnett, Alexandra Christopoulos, Breck Peterson and Anastasia Burroughs. Read More