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Cross country finishes in 9th at USA South Championships

Cross country finishes in 9th at USA South Championships

Release Link: http://usasouth.net/sports/ wxc/2017-18/releases/ 20171017qhnbil

(TALLULAH FALLS, GA) - The 2017 USA South Women's Cross Country Championship took place on Saturday, October 28 at the Tallulah Falls School Farm Course in Tallulah Falls, Georgia. Berea College captured the USA South championship for the first time in program history. The Mountaineers topped second place Covenant College by 24 points. Individually, Methodist University's Lindsey Prichard won the meet as she finished the 6,000-meter course first in a time of 22:49. Salem College finished in 9th place in the meet. 

Janine Bardell finished in 23rd overall to earn all-conference honors. Bardell ran the 6K course in 25:36. Jessica Bailey was the second Spirit across the line in 43rd place in 27:37. Una Stroszeck was the third Spirit across the line in 30:22.

Additionally, the first seven finishers at the meet were named First Team All-Conference. The next seven runners earned Second Team All-Conference accolades, the following seven runners collected Third Team All-Conference awards while the next seven finishers grabbed Honorable Mention All-Conference honors. Also, the Conference's Runner of the Year, Rookie Runner of the Year and Coach of the Year were announced. The full all-conference team can be found below.

2017 USA South Women's Cross Country Team Results:

Place

Team

Score

1.

Berea

44 

2.

Covenant

68 

3.

Piedmont

73 

4.

Methodist

85 

5.

Maryville

137 

6.

Meredith

155 

7.

Agnes Scott

202 

8.

Mary Baldwin

236 

9.

Salem

261 

10.

Huntingdon

316 

11.

N.C. Wesleyan

346 

12.

LaGrange

373

13.

Ferrum

382 

14.

Wesleyan

398 

15.

William Peace

413

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Averett

No Team Score


FULL INDIVIDUAL AND TEAM RESULTS

The 2017 USA South Women's Cross Country All-Conference Team:

 

Runner of the Year

Rookie of the Year

Coach of the Year

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Lilly Smith
Covenant

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Makayla Lawler
Methodist

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Katie Stanford
Covenant

 

 

First Team
(Top-7 Finishers at Conference Meet)
1. Lindsey Prichard, Methodist
2. Lilly Smith, Covenant 
3. Makayla Lawler, Methodist
4. Michelann Settle, Covenant
5. Emily DeNigris, Berea
6. Delaney Williams, Berea
7. Reese Bowles, Piedmont

Second Team
(Finishers 8-14 at Conference Meet)
8. Jamie Welch, Berea
9. Faridah Nalunkuuma, Agnes Scott 
10. Casey Todd, Piedmont
11. Susanna Cook, Maryville
12. Ivanna Sabino, Berea
13. Erin Gonterman, Berea
14. Macy Brinson, Meredith

Third Team
(Finishers 15-21 at Conference Meet)
15. Mackenzie Devine, Piedmont
16. Abigail Schlenker, Berea
17. Heather Hall, Covenant
18. Hayley Clark, Berea
19. Analee Bradach, Piedmont
20. Margaret Fitch, Covenant
21. Taylor Williams, Maryville

Honorbale Mention
(Finishers 21-28 at Conference Meet)
22. Sloan Fletcher, Piedmont
23. Janine Bardell, Salem
24. Jenna Hughes, Berea
25. Allyson Mattera, Methodist
26. Hannah Samuels, Covenant
27. Kaitlyn Carringer, Maryville
28. Caroline Diorio, Meredith

 

 

 

 

All-Sportsmanship Team
Alyssa Willis, Agnes Scott
Abigail King, Averett
Delaney Williams, Berea
Mary Gray Davis, Brevard
Lilly Smith, Covenant
Cynthia Aldama, Ferrum
Madison Rackley, Huntingdon
Davida White, LaGrange
Jannelly Ramos, Mary Baldwin
Taylor Williams, Maryville
Macy Brinson, Meredith
Ally Mattera, Methodist
Sarah Grossman, N.C. Wesleyan
Kylie Spencer, Pfeiffer
Haley Bolt, Piedmont
Alyssa Bozak, Salem
Chyla Brown, Wesleyan
ShuDon Brown, William Peace