Greensboro, NC -- The 8th ranked East Region team of Division II, Concord University men, met the challenge of the #1 ranked Southeast region Division II team, Mars Hill College, and came away with a decisive 33-40 victory. Concord placed 5 runners in the top 13 places and put 5 runners ahead of Mars Hill’s 4th runner. Ryan Kent led the Mountain lions with a 4th place finish in the 8K with a time of 26:40.3. Randy Horner was 5th overall in 26:47.2. Wingate University took 3rd place with 64 points and was led by 1st place finisher Jayce Watson with a time of 26:06.3.
Results and photos (courtesy of Paul Martin) are posted. University High School sweeps team honors.Ryan Beabout (16:16.18) of Wheeling Park and Allison Pettit (19:32.59) of Morgantown take individual titles.
We anxiously await your team's arrival at the 2007 Mountaintop Combo Invitational on Saturday, September 22nd. If you have not sent in your entries, please do so A.S.A.P. All schools must enter their athletes using www.Athletic.net or Hytek's Team Manager Lite. Faxed or mailed entries will not be accepted. Complete instructions on how to use Athletic.net or Team Manager Lite can be found at our website: www.PrestonRun.com . Electronic entries must be received by 3:30 p.m. on Monday, September 17th.
Ben Miller, a freshman at Kentucky and formerly of Ravenswood, is in this week's issue of Sports Illustrated. Check it out. http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/scorecard/faces/2007/09/10/
PRINCETON, W.Va.)---Defending West Virginia Conference champion West Virginia Wesleyan is a slight favorite to repeat as the league's top men's cross country squad in a vote of conference coaches. The Bobcats edged Concord in the preseason balloting by a mere two votes.