Women's Cross Country Finishes Fifth at NCAA Southeast Region Cross Country ChampionshipNovember 20, 2010
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Anderson women’s cross country team closed out its 2010 campaign with a fifth-place finish at the 2010 Southeast Regional Cross Country Championships hosted by Queens University of Charlotte Friday at McAlpine Creek Park.
The host Royals claimed their first-ever regional title, with King College, Columbus State and Augusta State posting second, third and fourth-place finishes, respectively. The young Trojans, who claimed the South Atlantic Conference title two weeks ago at Wingate, finished ahead of Lenoir-Rhyne and the Peach Belt’s Clayton State.
Junior All-American Whitney Bishoff (22:19.1) posted a ninth-place finish in the 6K event to lead the Trojan effort, while freshman Lydia Davis (23:51.3) finished 26th.
Fellow freshman Madeline Fitts (24:18.4) claimed 42nd and sophomore Emily Eckroth (25:01.9) crossed the finish line in 68th.
Sophomore Amanda Johnson (25:19.3), freshman Hannah Robles (25:24.9) and sophomore Isabel Berry (26:45.5) finished 77th, 83rd and 130th, respectively.
Lenoir-Rhyne junior Kate Grieswich defended her title, and will advance to the NCAA Nationals along with Naomi Tanui of Columbus State and Barton’s Erica Skinner. Queen’s and King will represent the Southeast Region as the top two teams.