Cross Country

Cross Country Picked Middle of SAC Pack, Host Meet on Saturday

ROCK HILL, S.C. (TheSAC.com) -- The Catawba men’s cross country team was picked sixth and the women seventh in the 2016 South Atlantic Conference Cross Country Preseason Coaches Polls.   The Queens men and the Wingate women were selected as the favorites to take titles as released by the conference on Wednesday. 

Catawba’s men has seven runners back from last year, led by sophomore Curtis Carmack, who led the squad in three of six races.  He had a pair of top 1-0 runs in 2015.  Sophomore Drew Lake had a sixth-place finish at the Catawba Invitational in leading the team.  Sophomore Sean McMahon was the top team runner at the conference meet.

For the women, sophomore Abbie Adams leads the way as she led the ladies in all six meets a year ago.  She posted three top 10 finishes and was the top Division II runner at the Elon Invitational.  Sophomore Morgan Grubb was second on the team to Adams in five races was second at the Elon Invitational.  Sophomore Nikki Elminowski had a top 10 at Elon and was had the team’s second best time at the Queens Invitational.

The 2016 South Atlantic Conference Men's and Women's Cross Country season is set to get underway on Friday, Sept. 2.  Catawba will host the Chick-fil-A Invitational on Saturday, September 3, at Salisbury Community Park.  The meet begins with the men’s race at 9 a.m.

Men's Cross Country Preseason Poll
1. Queens (11), 131
2. Mars Hill (1), 111
3. Anderson, 98
4. Wingate, 87
5. Lincoln Memorial, 81
6. Catawba, 67
7. Coker, 58
8. Lenoir-Rhyne, 50
9. Brevard, 35
10. Carson-Newman, 32
11. Tusculum, 27
12. Newberry, 12
 
Women's Cross Country Preseason Poll
1. Wingate (11), 121
2. Queens (1), 119
3. Anderson, 101
4. Carson-Newman, 86
5. Coker, 76
6. Lincoln Memorial, 73
7. Catawba, 62
8. Mars Hill, 51
9. Lenoir-Rhyne, 45
10. Tusculum, 29
11. Brevard, 17
12. Newberry, 11

Today's Events

Golf (M) @ King Inv - Day 1 (CC of Bristol),

Calendar

«September 2017»
1
September 1

Volleyball vs. MONTEVALLO 3-2

2
September 2

Cross Country in CHICK-FIL-A INVITE W-2nd; M-3rd

Tennis (M) @ Belmont Abbey Individual Tourn. 

Volleyball vs. BELMONT ABBEY 1-3

Volleyball vs. CHOWAN 3-0

Soccer (M) vs. ERSKINE 1-2

3
September 3

Soccer (W) @ Barton 2-0

456
September 6

Soccer (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-3

Soccer (W) vs. LIMESTONE 1-3

78
September 8

Cross Country @ Lenoir-Rhyne Invite W-3rd,M-3rd

Volleyball @ Winston-Salem St. 0-3

9
September 9

Tennis (W) @ Wingate Individual Tourn. (Day 1) 

Tennis (M) @ Wingate Individual Tourn. (Day 1) 

Football @ VMI 27-20

Soccer (M) @ Belmont Abbey 0-4

10
September 10

Tennis (W) @ Wingate Individual Tourn. (Day 2) 

Tennis (M) @ Wingate Individual Tourn. (Day 2) 

Soccer (W) vs. FLAGLER 0-4

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September 15

Volleyball @ Mars Hill 3-1

16
September 16

Volleyball vs. TUSCULUM 2-3

Soccer (M) vs. MARS HILL 0-1

Football @ UNC Pembroke 41-9

Soccer (W) vs. MARS HILL 4-0

1718
September 18

Golf (M) @ Queens Inv. - Day 1 (Club at Irish Creek) 

19
September 19

Golf (M) @ Queens Inv. - Day 2 (Club at Irish Creek) 11th of 16

Volleyball @ Lenoir-Rhyne 0-3

20
September 20

Soccer (W) @ Newberry 2-1

Soccer (M) @ Newberry 2-4

2122
September 22

Volleyball @ Lincoln Memorial 1-3

23
September 23

Golf (W) @ Battle at Old South - Day 1 (Old South GC)

Cross Country @ Bulldog Stampede W-5th;M-9th

Soccer (W) @ Coker 3-0

Volleyball @ Carson-Newman 0-3

Football vs. MARS HILL 37-13

Soccer (M) @ Coker 2-1

24
September 24

Golf (W) @ Battle at Old South - Day 2 (Old South GC) 15th of 18

25
September 25

Golf (M) @ King Inv - Day 1 (CC of Bristol) 

26
September 26

Golf (M) @ King Inv - Day 2 (CC of Bristol)

Tennis (W) @ Pfeiffer 3 p.m.

Volleyball vs. ANDERSON 6 p.m.

27
September 27

Tennis (M) @ Pfeiffer 3 p.m.

Soccer (W) vs. USC AIKEN 5 p.m.

2829
September 29

Cross Country @ Royals Challenge

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 1)

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 1)

Volleyball vs. QUEENS 7 p.m.

30
September 30

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 2)

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 2)

Football @ Carson-Newman 1 p.m.

Volleyball vs. WINGATE 2 p.m.

Soccer (W) vs. GEORGIA COLLEGE 3 p.m.

Soccer (M) vs. LANDER 7 p.m.

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