Cross Country

Cross Country Teams Run to Top Three Finishes at Winthrop/adidas Inv.

ROCK HILL, S.C. -- Catawba’s women were second and the men third at the Winthrop/Adidas Cross Country Invitational on Saturday morning at the Winthrop Lakes Course.  The women were runner-up to Wingate among 13 scoring teams, while the men faced a field of a dozen scoring teams.

Freshman Hannah Mercer again led the Catawba women, finishing second in a time of 19:02.  She was 32 seconds behind winner Betsy Douglas, of USC Beaufort.  Mercer edged out Wingate senior Alyssa Johnson by one second. 

Mercer nearly became just the third Catawba female to go under 19 minutes in a 5k.  Her time was the fourth best in school history.  Another freshman, Patience Hunt ran to an 11th place finish with a time of 20:47.  Abbie Adams clocking in at 21:05 to place 14th and Nikki Elminowski was 15th in 21:07.

Sean McMahon led the Catawba men has he finished ninth in a time of 27:35 over the 8k course.  Curtis Carmack was 16th in 28:19 with Michael Swepson running a time of 28:24 to finish 17th.  Trey Simons, of Morehouse, ran to the individual win in a time of 25:08.

Catawba will return to action after a week off to run in the Hagan Stone Invitational on Saturday, October 1 in Greensboro, N.C.

Women
1. Wingate 30, 2. CATAWBA 68, 3. Belmont Abbey 99, 4. Emmanuel 142, 5. Benedict 164, 6. Newberry 180, 7. Columbia 181, 8. USC Beaufort 200, 9. Paine 216, 10. JC Smith 244, 11. Claflin 260, 12. Brevard 276, 13. Morris 395, DNS - Allen 

Catawba Individuals
2. Hannah Mercer, 19:02
11. Patience Hunt, 20:47
14. Abbie Adams, 21:05
15. Nikki Elminowski, 21:07
26. Morgan Grubb, 22:02
36. Jordan Hunt, 22:29
54. Lexie Petty, 24:26

Men
1. Emmanuel 60, 2. Morehouse 84, 3. CATAWBA 89, 4. Brevard 99, 5. Benedict 106, 6. Newberry 123, 7. Limestone 130, 8. Belmont Abbey 161, 9. Claflin 277, 10. Morris 293, 11. Paine 303, 12. JC Smith 332, DNS – Wingate, Allen, USC Beaufort.

Catawba Individuals
 9. Sean McMahon, 27:35
16. Curtis Carmack, 28:19
17. Michal Swepson, 28:24
26. Korby Chappell, 29:02
37. Drew Lake, 30:00
49. Ian Buff, 31:37
61. Henry Brenner, 34:01

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November 4

Swimming @ Emory Invite (Day 2) W-3rd;M-3rd

Cross Country @ NCAA II Southeast Regional W-12th;M-16th

Football vs. NEWBERRY 17-13

Volleyball @ Wingate 0-3

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Volleyball vs. COKER 3-0

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Basketball (M) vs. Francis Marion 70-72

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Volleyball @ Newberry 3-0

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Basketball (W) vs. Barton 49-58

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Basketball (W) @ Fayetteville St. 46-69

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Basketball (M) vs. Montevallo noon

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Basketball (W) vs. CHOWAN 6 p.m.

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Basketball (M) @ Winston-Salem St. 7 p.m.

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Basketball (W) @ UNC Wilmington (Exhib.) 4 p.m.

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