October 23, 2004
Willis, Godsey earn All-SAC Cross Country honors at SAC Meet
MORRISTOWN, TN – Mars Hill College swept top honors in both men’s and women's cross country at the 2004 Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Cross Country Championships held Saturday morning at Panther Creek State Park. The win by the Mars Hill men's team was their seventh consecutive conference championship. The Lady Lions won the SAC title for the sixth time in seven seasons. Craig Eckstein was named the men's Runner of the Year as he finished the 8K race in a time of 27:02.23. On the women's side, Sarah Utz of Wingate was the Runner of the Year as she had the best finish in a time of 19:21.25.
Rori Godsey (Washington, DC) led the Lady Indians with a tenth place finish and earned second team All-SAC honors. She posted a time of 21:02. For the men, Ryan Willis (Jonesboro, GA) was runner-up in the men’s race in a time of 27:07 to earn first team All-SAC honors.
Members of the women’s All-SAC first team included Utz, Natalie Creech of Wingate, Marguax Cowan-Banker of Carson-Newman, Rachel Retallick and Kate Prichard of Mars Hill, Amanda Musick of Tusculum and Tabatha Lee of Mars Hill. Second team All-SAC members included Erin McKee of Mars Hill, Wingate's Lindsay Boldt, Godsey, Jamie Dyke of Tusculum, Vanessa Gibson of Carson-Newman, Ahsley McCauley of Mars Hill and Lenoir-Rhyne's Whitney Heavner.
The first team All-SAC team for the men included Eckstein, Willis, Daniel Amick, Jon Stoeher, Elliott Austin, James Thompson, Dustin Whitlow and Adam Stewart, all of Mars Hill. The All-SAC second team was comprised of Adam Stewart, Perrell Bess and Nolan Winters of Lenoir-Rhyne, Corey Simons of Mars Hill, Eric Malkowski of Carson-Newman
and Nick Stump and Brad Topper of Wingate.
Dustin Whitlow of Mars Hill was named the SAC Freshman of the Year. Other members of the SAC All-Freshman team included Josh Wagner, Tyler Wilkerson and William Mikolajczak of Mars Hill and Wingate's Nick Stump. Tusculum's Jamie Dyke was named SAC Freshman of the Year for 2004. Joining Dyke on the All-Freshman team were Vanessa Gibson of Carson-Newman, Brittany Gendron and Miley White of Mars Hill and Laura Berry of Wingate.
MEN’S RACE (8k)
1. Mars Hill 19, 2. Lenoir-Rhyne 58, 3. Wingate 85, 4. CATAWBA 120, 5. Carson-Newman 131, 6. Presbyterian 155, 7. Tusculum 210, 8. Newberry 246.
2. Ryan Willis, 27:07
28. Erik Peterson, 29:46
29. Donald McKenzie, 29:49
32. Brad Heron, 30:00
48. Trey McNamee, 32:17
52. Nate Dozier, 33:21
WOMEN’S RACE (5k)
1. Mars Hill 32, 2. Wingate 47, 3. Carson-Newman 84, 4. Tusculum 94, 5. Presbyterian 133, 6. CATAWBA 166, 7. Lenoir-Rhyne 169, 8. Newberry 237.
10. Rori Godsey, 21:02
38. Erin Phillips, 23:33
45. Toni Jorgensen, 24:21
49. Shannon Dente, 24:43
56. Carol Marquis, 26:16
67. Jessie Tarlton, 28:45
|Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Mimosa Hills CC),|
|Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 2 (Achasta GC),|
|Tennis (W) vs. Newberry, 1:30|
|Tennis (M) vs. Newberry, 1:30|
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3)
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3)
Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 1 (Ocean Ridge Plantation)
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4)
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4)
Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 2 (Ocean Ridge Plantation) 14th of 17
Volleyball @ Coker 1-3
Soccer (W) vs. QUEENS 0-1
Soccer (M) vs. QUEENS 1-1
Tennis (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-8
Tennis (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 7-2
Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 1)
Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 2) 1st of 7
Cross Country @ Hagan Stone Classic W-1st;M-3rd
Football vs. NORTH GREENVILLE 26-20
Volleyball vs. NEWBERRY 2-3
Soccer (W) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 0-3
Soccer (M) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 0-3
Golf (W) in PATSY RENDLEMAN INV - Day 1 (CC of Salisbury)
Golf (M) @ NCAA II Preview - Day 1 (Rock Barn GC)
Golf (M) @ NCAA II Preview - Day 2 (Rock Barn GC) 9th of 17
Golf (W) in PATSY RENDLEMAN INV - Day 2 (CC of Salisbury) 10th of 17
Soccer (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 3-1
Soccer (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 3-4
Football vs. WINGATE 24-27
Volleyball @ Anderson 0-3
Soccer (M) @ Anderson 1-2
Soccer (W) @ Anderson 1-2
Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 1 (Achasta GC)
Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Mimosa Hills CC)
Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Mimosa Hills CC)
Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 2 (Achasta GC)
Tennis (M) vs. Newberry 1:30 p.m.
Tennis (W) vs. Newberry 1:30 p.m.
Soccer (W) @ Wingate 5 p.m.
Soccer (M) @ Wingate 7:30 p.m.
Tennis (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 2 p.m.
Swimming vs. UNC WILMINGTON 2 p.m.
Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 6 p.m.
Swimming @ Wingate
Cross Country @ SAC Championships
Volleyball @ Tusculum 12:30 p.m.
Football @ Tusculum 2:30 p.m.
Soccer (M) vs. TUSCULUM 5 p.m.
Soccer (W) vs. TUSCULUM 7:30 p.m.
Soccer (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.
Volleyball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.
Soccer (M) vs. USC AIKEN 7 p.m.
Swimming Men @ Gardner-Webb 5 p.m.
Volleyball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 7 p.m.
Soccer (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 1 p.m.
Football @ Limestone 1 p.m.
Volleyball vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 2 p.m.
Soccer (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 3:30 p.m.
Soccer (W) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)
Soccer (M) @ SAC Tournament (1st Round)
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