Tenn. --- Behind a conference record setting day by Caitlin McMahon,
the third-year Huntingdon College women’s cross country team
captured its second straight Great South Athletic Conference
Championship on Saturday. Kent Hagan and the Hawks sealed the sweep
with the first place finish for the men’s team.
Caitlin McMahon and Kent Hagan each had a big day, by winning the
GSAC individual championships, All-Conference honors, and awarded the
women’s and men’s Runner of the Year.
from Cortland, N.Y., captured her third straight individual
championship on the 6K course. The victory puts McMahon in the record
books, by becoming the first 3-time individual champion in GSAC
six of the Lady Hawks finished the race in the top ten, which helped
secure the victory. The GSAC awarded the Lady Hawks with six with
All-Conference honors after a dominate performace, awarded were
Caitlin McMahon, Sheaney Marshall, Jackie Daniels, Chala Monk,
Rachael Phillips, and Brianna McClure.
Thomas was awarded All-Freshmen team honors for the Lady Hawks.
the men’s side, Kent Hagan led the Hawks with his second straight
individual conference title. Hagan and Jeff Jenkins were selected to
the All-Conference team, while Patrick Cross was selected to the
placed seven student-athletes on the GSAC All-Conference team. For
the men’s team, Kent Hagan and McDowell Pinckard received the
honor, while Caitlin McMahon, Jackie Daniels, Brianna McClure,
Rachael Phillips, and Chala Monk were awarded on the women’s team.
GSAC championship was the final meet of the season for both the men’s
and women’s cross country team. However, individuals from each team
will compete at the NCAA South Regional Championships on Saturday,
Nov. 13, at Rhodes College in Memphis, Tenn.
results and times will be available on www.HuntingdonHawks.com.