Athletic News

September 18, 2010
For immediate release:

Huntingdon College
News Release

Huntingdon Cross Country Participates in Crimson Classic

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. ---- The Huntingdon men’s and women’s cross country team each competed in its second meet of the season, the 22nd Annual Crimson Classic hosted by the University of Alabama, on Saturday.

On the women’s side, the Lady Hawks finished 16th in the field, while the Hawks posted a 15th place finish.

The Lady Hawks were led by junior Caitlin McMahon, who finished 64th with a time of 19:48.90 on the 5K course. Fellow junior Sheaney Marshall finished with a time of 22:06.70, while sophomore Rachael Phillips posted a time of 22:45.80. Sophomore Brianna McClure finished with a time of 23:40.00, with senior Kylie Piercy finishing behind McClure with a time of 23:54.70. The five finished in the top-115 and ahead of runners from Ole Miss, Troy, Tulane, Alabama State and Alcorn State.

Juniors Chala Monk and Jackie Daniels each crossed the finish line in the 25th minute, finishing in 25:02.20 and 25:27.10, respectively. Freshman Jodie Thomas rounded out the scoring with a time of 27:19.90.

Senior Kent Hagan paced the men’s squad, finishing 72nd with a time of 27:56.80 on the 8K track. Junior Jeff Jenkins finished closely behind with a time of 29:24.90 and 93rd.

Junior McDowell Pinckard posted a time of 31:43.70, while freshman Patrick Cross recorded a time of 32:38.90. Junior Alex Taylor finished with a time of 32:45.20, while sophomore Ian Layne finished in 34:45.20. Senior Cameron Stephenson rounded out the men’s side with a time of 38:33.90.

Host Alabama men’s team finished first, while Texas A&M women’s finished with the first place win.

Huntingdon will return to action on Saturday, Oct. 2, when it participates in the Rhodes Invite meet in Memphis, Tenn., hosted by Rhodes College.

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Hodge Patterson
Sports Information Director
Phone: (334) 833-4579
hpatterson@huntingdon.edu


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