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Men's Cross Country to Compete at NCAA Pre-Nationals

Men's Cross Country to Compete at NCAA Pre-Nationals

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THIS WEEK IN CCU MEN’S CROSS COUNTRY

What: NCAA Pre-Nationals

When: Saturday, Oct. 13, at 11:40 a.m.

Where: Terre Haute, Ind.

Complete Race Assignments

 

“B” Team

What: Low Country Invitational

When: Saturday, Oct. 13, at 11:45 a.m.

Where: John’s Island, S.C.

 

COASTAL HEADS TO PRE-NATIONALS: The Coastal Carolina men’s cross country team will compete at the NCAA Pre-Nationals hosted by Indiana State University, Saturday, Oct. 13, in Terre Haute, Ind. Sophomores John Heron, Max Hacker and Jamie McCarthy will join seniors Jake Morris and Blair Paul and freshman Kevin Davis in the men’s 8k White Race at 11:40 a.m. The field consists of 85 teams, including 26-nationally ranked squads on the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) poll.

 

“B” TEAM TO COMPETE AT LOW COUNTRY INVITATIONAL: Sophomore Ryan Caputo, redshirt freshman David Mead and freshman Mike Kimmel and Travis Owens will compete at the Low Country Invitational, Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Mullet Hall Equestrian Center at John’s Island County Park. The 5k meet is slated to begin at 11:45 a.m.

 

CCU FINISHES 29TH AT BROOKS PAUL SHORT RUN: The Chanticleers finished 29th out of 41 teams at the 34th annual Brooks Paul Short Run in the Men’s College Brown Championship 8K Race. CCU totaled 762 points, finishing ahead of fellow Big South Conference teams Radford and VMI. Sophomore John Heron was the Chants’ top finisher in 97th place with a 25:50 time.

 

LAST YEAR AT PRE-NATIONALS: Coastal finished 31st out of 36 teams at the Pre-National meet, Oct. 14, 2006. Jamie McCarthy was CCU’s top finisher, placing 82nd out of 243 runners in 24:46.

 

CHANTS WIN CCU INVITATIONAL: For the third consecutive season, the Chants claimed the CCU Invitational title. Coastal 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 through fifth, respectively.