Latrobe, PA-- Davis and Elkins College is not quite ready to concede the WVIAC conference race to West Virginia Wesleyan College or Concord University. D & E finished a solid 2nd in the field of 13 teams at the Saint Vincent Invitational held at Latrobe, PA on the campus of Saint Vincent College. Joel Turley led the team with a 4th place finish in 28:39. Other senators scoring for D & E were Matt Bright finishing 9th in 29:09, Lance Hines 10th in 29:14, Kevin Thurston 13th in 29:31 and Jim Adams 26th place in 30:12.
The Concord Mountain Lions put on an awesome display of teamwork and unity as eight runners crossed the line within a span of .10 seconds and claimed the top 10 spots for a perfect score of 15 points. The lady lions also claimed 1st place with a perfect score and their race will be discussed later in the article. Concord University
BURSA, Turkey - Richmond freshman Andrew Benford (Ravenswood, WV) finished 12th at the World Junior Mountain Running Championships on Sunday, leading Team USA to its best finish in the 22-year history of the event.
Kaylyn Christopher of Preston finished 2nd in 18:46 in the Varsity Girls Group 1 (top race) at Gettysburg. Preston girls were 8th with 200 points. Preston guys were 13th with 298. Josh Feather ran 16:57 for 20th. Results are posted.
West Virginia University women opened their Cross Country season on Friday in Morgantown with a perfect score against some strong in State NCAA Division II Schools.