Women's Cross Country 3rd, Men 4th in North Georgia

Women's Cross Country 3rd, Men 4th in North Georgia

OAKWOOD, Ga. - The Sewanee cross country teams competed in its second meet in 2019 with the University of North Georgia Cross Country Invitational on Saturday. The men's team finished in fourth, while the women's team earned third place.

Sewanee Women's Cross Country: Finished 3rd of 14 teams (112 points)
Sewanee Men's Cross Country: Finished 4th of 12 teams (112 points)
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-Molly Joseph led the Tigers with a seventh place finish out of 102 runners with a 19:46.8 mark in the 5K race.

-Ellie Herron had a 21st place finish with a 20:58.7 mark, while Ann Chapman Haynes posted a 26th place time of 21:20.5.

-Other results include Madison Sellers (22:34.6), Perry Gresham (23:05.6), Elizabeth Chandler (23:07.4), Patricia Hammett (23:13.3) and Mary Ackerly (23:54.5),

-The Tigers finished fourth in the meet with 112 points, the best out of NCAA Division III schools. Joining Piedmont and Agnes Scott as the only representatives from Division III, Sewanee averaged 21:34 per runner in the 5K race, the first of the season.

-Bram Atkins led all Sewanee runners with a 12th place finish of 28:12.6, the best time among Division III runners in the 8K race.

-Jack Barganier finished 17th with a 28:31.0 time, while Ash Midyett had a 28:37.6 time for a 19th place finish.

-Other finishers include Wesley Cusack (29:27.8), Sam Kearley (29:53.6), Rob Mohr (30:15.9), Patrick Rodriguez (31:13.6), Ian Boer (31:20.5), Rob Ritchie (31:22.6) and Joseph Brown (33:31.7).

-Sewanee finished fourth out of 12 teams with 112 points, averaging 28:57 per runner in the 8K race.

Sewanee returns to the course on Sept. 28, as they host the Sewanee Invitational.

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