October 24, 2015
Adams Claims Freshman of the Year in SAC Championships
PINEVILLE, KY -- The Catawba College cross country teams competed in the 2015 South Atlantic Conference Cross Country Championships at the Wasioto Winds Golf Course. The men finished sixth place and the women seventh. Catawba's Abbie Adams earn First Team All-conference and SAC Freshman of the Year honors with a sixth place finish of 19:00. The mark ranked third all-time in Catawba's history and a personal best for Adams.
In the women's 5k race, Wingate took the overall team title with 37 total points and an average team time of 19:07. The Bulldogs oupaced second place Queens who finished with 64 points on the day. Catawba totaled 166 points. Queens Catie Byrd took first place with a time of 18:17.
Behind Adams finished Catawba freshman Morgan Grubb with a 28th place time of 20:27. Nikita Elminowski finished soon after in 20:42 (33rd). Erica Boles (20:53) earned 39th place while DeAnna Hedgepeth (21:58) took 60th to round out the Lady Indians point getters. The Catawba women also ran sophomore Jordan Hunt (22:49) and freshman Lexie Petty (23:23).
The Queens University men unseeded the 17-time defending champions Mars Hill with an overall score of 34 points. The Mars Hill Lions finished second with 44 points including the overall winner Alex Griggs (25:08).
The Catawba Indians were led by junior transfer Sean McMahon with a 29th place time of 27:19. The Indians ran in a bunch as McMahon was followed by Nathan Hatley (33rd), Matt Jordan-Steele (35th), and Drew Lake (36th). Hatley ran in 27:21 with Jordan-Steele and Lake finishing in times of 27:25 and 27:29, respectively. Freshman Henry Brenner finalized the Catawba points with a 44th place time of 27:47. Also running for Catawba was Graham Sledge (27:57), AJ Meadows (28:08), Ian Buff (28:34), and Korby Chappell (28:56).
The Catawba men improved four spots over their 10th place finish during the 2014 conference meet. The Catawba women did not qualify for a team score in 2014.
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