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LMC Men finish 6th At UNCA PDF Print
Written by Whitney Noble   
Saturday, 14 September 2013 21:11

The Lees-McRae College men's cross country team placed all five scoring runners in the top 50 en route to a sixth-place finish on Saturday morning, beating out three NCAA Division I schools at the UNC Asheville Cross Country Carnival.
Host UNC Asheville claimed the team win with 34 points, followed closely by Western Carolina University with 44 markers. Radford University was third with 71 points, followed by Winthrop University (136) and Wofford College (146). Lees-McRae was sixth and the top NCAA Division II school with 153 points, followed by Garnder-Webb University (192), Limestone College (205), Charleston Southern University (233), and Presbyterian College (292).
Senior Tyler Dunn (Jasper, Ga.) led the way for Lees-McRae in 22nd, finishing in 20:04 as Michael Davis (Independence, Va.) followed close behind in 24th with a time of 20:11. Freshman Anthony Carroll (Stevensville, Md.) placed 38th with a time of 20:55, as Colby Shell (Wilkesboro, N.C.) and Cody McNeely (Salisbury, N.C.) finished 42nd and 46th, respectively.
Sean Condon (Walnut Cove, N.C.) and Brenden Sherrill (Sherrils Ford, N.C.) both ran well in their second collegiate meet, turning in a pair of top-70 finishes as Pablo Gavillan (Orlando, Fla.) and Jordan Meyer (Boiling Springs, S.C.) placed 80th and 83rd, respectively.
Lees-McRae returns to the trails on Saturday, September 28 when the Bobcats travel to Charlotte, N.C. to take part in the UNC Charlotte Invitational.


Peterman paces Bobcats at UNC Asheville


Senior Heather Peterman (Buford, Ga.) paced the Lees-McRae College women's cross country team to a 10th-place finish at the UNC Asheville Cross Country Carnival against some stiff NCAA Division I competition.
Host UNC Asheville claimed the team win with 25points, followed closely by Wofford College (84), Western Carolina University (88), Winthrop University (103), and Radford University (116). Charleston Southern University was sixth with 122 points, followed by Presbyterian College (201), Gardner-Webb University (214), Limestone College (262), and Lees-McRae (303).
Peterman led the way for the Bobcats in 74th with a time of 25:51, as Makayla Boswell (Mocksville, N.C.), Erin Bingham (West Jefferson, N.C.), Jessica Hattabaugh (Hamilton, Mass.), and Sarah Monday (Lexington, N.C.) finished 78th through 81st, respectively.
Lees-McRae returns to the trails on Saturday, September 28 when the Bobcats travel to Charlotte, N.C. to take part in the UNC Charlotte Invitational.


Photo Courtesy: Tyler Dunn, LMC Athletics

  
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