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Men's Cross County To Participate in Brooks Paul Short Run

Men's Cross County To Participate in Brooks Paul Short Run

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This Week in CCU Men's Cross Country
What: Brooks Paul Short Run
When: Friday, Sept. 28, at 1 p.m.
Where: Bethlehem, Pa.

COASTAL TO PARTICIPATE IN BROOKS PAUL SHORT RUN:

The Coastal Carolina University men’s cross country team will travel to Bethlehem, Pa., for the Brooks Paul Short Run Friday, Sept. 28 at 1 p.m. The Chanticleers will join 41 other squads in the annual race. CCU will compete in the Men’s Brown Championship Race comprised of Division I teams and ranked non-Division I teams.

 

CHANTS WIN CCU INVITATIONAL:

For the third consecutive season, the Chants claimed the CCU Invitational title. The Chants had four runners place in the top five with sophomore Jamie McCarthy (26:13.02), senior Blair Paul (26:29.57), sophomore Max Hacker (26:34.83) and senior Jake Morris (27:10.15) place second thru fifth, respectively.

 

LAST YEAR AT THE PAUL SHORT RUN:

Last year the Chants finished seventh out of 42 schools at the 8k Paul Short Run, Sept. 29, 2006. Jamie McCarthy finished 25th overall out of 278 runners with a 24:59 time. Doug Currie clocked in a 25:02, finishing in 30th.

 

CCU FINISHES SIXTH AT COVERED BRIDGE OPEN:

The CCU men’s cross country team opened the 2007 season with a sixth-place finish at the Covered Bridge Open, Friday, Aug. 31. The Chants totaled 139 points. Sophomore Jamie McCarthy paced Coastal with a time of 26:05.42 and an 18th place finish. Senior Blair Paul placed 25th with a 26:28.93 mark, while sophomore Max Hacker’s time of 26:32.03 was 29th.

 

COASTAL SELECTED SECOND IN PRESEASON POLL:

CCU was picked to finish second in the Big South Conference. Liberty was picked to repeat as conference champions, receiving all 16 first-place votes. The preseason poll is voted on by the league’s coaches and sports information directors.