Cross Country

Freshmen lead Cross Country teams at WCU Invitational

CULLOWHEE, NC -- The Catawba College cross country teams both placed fifth out of seven teams at the Western Carolina Invitational on Saturday morning. The men were third in the four team non-Division I field, while the women were second among three non-Division I teams. A pair of freshmen led Catawba in its first meet of the season. For the men, Ryan Willis (Jonesboro, GA) paced the way in a time of 27:26. He beat teammate Jesse Howes (Huntington, MA) by seven seconds. Willis finished 11th, while Howes was 17th. Western’s Ben Watkins earned individual honors with a time of 25:12. Craig Ecxstein, of Mars Hill, was eighth in a time of 26:33 for the non-Division I leader. Carol Marquis (Medina, OH) led the Catawba women, covering the course in a time of 20:57 to finish 22nd. Rebecca DeFeo (Cape May Courthouse, NJ) was 32nd in a time of 22:04. UNC-Asheville’s Loring Watkins claimed individual honors with a time of 18:39. Sue Lewis, of Tusculum, was the non-Division leader finishing eighth in a time of 19:24. Men’s Race Team Results: 1. Western Carolina 16, 2. UNC-Asheville 46, 3. Mars Hill 68, 4. Truett McConnell 132, 5. CATAWBA 156, 6. Tusculum DNS, 7. Wofford DNS Catawba Individuals 15. Ryan Willis, 27:26 17. Jesse Howes, 27:33 37. Justin Garzone, 29:48 42. Trey McNamee, 31:02 46. David Bost, 31:42 48. Steve Stamper, 32:16 51. Chris Slaughter, 32:33 Women’s Race Team Results: 1. UNC-Asheville 31, 2. Western Carolina 48, 3. Clemson 97, 4. Mars Hill 127, 4. CATAWBA 192, 6. Wofford 204, 7. Truett McConnell 278 Catawba Individuals 22. Carol Marquis, 20:57 32. Rebecca DeFeo, 22:04 45. Erin Phillips, 23:42 46. Shannon Dente, 23:47 47. Caitlin Koukal, 23:48 51. Twanita Jones, 24:31 #######

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December 1

Swimming @ Yellow Jacket Invite (Day 1)

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December 2

Swimming @ Yellow Jacket Invite (Day 2) W-2nd;M-4th

Track/Field @ JDL College Kickoff Classic

Basketball (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 43-60

Basketball (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 58-103

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December 9

Basketball (W) vs. TUSCULUM 70-58

Basketball (M) vs. TUSCULUM 73-87

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December 11

Basketball (W) vs. JC SMITH 51-52

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December 12

Basketball (M) vs. ST. AUGUSTINE'S 76-73

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December 16

Basketball (W) vs. ANDERSON 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. ANDERSON 4 p.m.

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December 17

Swimming vs. QUEENS noon

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December 19

Basketball (M) vs. WINGATE 11 a.m.

Basketball (W) vs. WINGATE 2 p.m.

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December 30

Basketball (W) @ Virginia Union 2 p.m.

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