Cross Country Quick Facts

General Information
Institution: The University of the South
Nickname: Sewanee
Mascot: Tigers
Location: Sewanee, Tennessee
Founded: 1857
Enrollment: 1,700
School Colors: Purple and Gold
Affiliation: NCAA Division III
Conference: Southern Athletic Association
Vice Chancellor: Dr. John M. McCardell, Jr.
Director of Athletics: Mark Webb

Men's Cross Country History
Inaugural Year: 1967 (53rd Year in 2019-20)
Conference Championships: 3 (1973-75-83)
Regional Championships: 1 (1981)
All-Conference Members: 36
All-Region Members: 36
NCAA Championships Team Qualifiers: 4 (1974-75-79-81) | Best Finish: 21st (1981)
NCAA Championships Individual Qualifiers: 13

  • Kevin Harper (1973)
  • John Pope (1973)
  • Felton Wright (1976-77-78)
  • Eric Boswell (1976)
  • Bart DeLuca (1976)
  • Matt Ligon (1977)
  • Mike Ball (1980)
  • Lawrence Butcher (1983-84)
  • Tommy Manning (1997)
  • Jed Leonard (2000-01)
  • Lucas Ridley (2002-03-04)
  • Clay Bond (2011)
  • Jackson Goodwin (2016)

NCAA All-Americans: 1 (Kevin Harper, 1973)

Women's Cross Country History
Inaugural Year: 1979 (41st Year in 2019-20)
Conference Championships: 2 (1985-86)
All-Conference Members: 35
All-Region Members: 31
AIAW Championships (Team Qualifiers): 1 (1979)
AIAW Championships (Individual Qualifiers): 1 (C. Hinrichs, 1980)
NCAA Championships Individual Qualifiers: 6

  • Frances Gilley (1981)
  • Amelia Campbell (1981)
  • Sally Harris (1988-89)
  • Heather Stone (1998-99)
  • Katherine Koepke (1999-2000)
  • Liz Lee (2002)

NCAA All-Americans: 1 (Heather Stone, 1999)

Coaching Staff
Head Coach: Bill Cooper (1st Year at Sewanee in 2019-20) | (19th Season as Head Coach)
Phone: (931) 598-1285
E-mail: wpcooper@sewanee.edu

Updated 8/19/19