Men's Cross Country Competes at NCAA Pre-Nationals
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – The Coastal Carolina men’s cross country team finished 37th out of 40 teams in the Men’s White Race during the NCAA Pre-Nationals hosted by IndianaStateUniversity, Oct. 13. The Chanticleers totaled 1,073 points. CCU’s top three finishers each clocked in with season-best times and sophomore Max Hacker ((Hazelwood, Mo./Hazelwood West)) recorded a personal best with a 25:15.7 mark.
Sophomore Jamie McCarthy (Riverstick, Cork Co., Ireland/North Monastery) led the Chants, placing 169th out of 273 runners with a time of 25:10.7. Hacker finished 178th in 25:15.7. Senior Blair Paul (Queenston, Ontario/Sir Winston Churchill) placed 202nd in 25:30.3. Senior Jake Morris (Aiken, S.C./Aiken) clocked in at 26:40.4 in 255th place and freshman Kevin Davis (Horsham, Pa./Hatboro Horrsham) finished 269th in 27:44.8. Sophomore John Heron (Manlius, N.Y./Fayetteville-Manlius) did not finish the race due to an injured ankle.
Members of the CCU “B” Team competed at the Low Country Invitational at the MulletHallEquestrianCenter at John’s IslandCounty. Sophomore Ryan Caputo (ClarksSummit, Pa./AbingtonHeights) placed ninth out of 35 runners in during the 5K race. Freshman Mike Kimmel (Dilsburg, Pa./Northern) finished in 13th in , while freshman Travis Owens (FortMill, S.C./Fort Mill) placed 15th in and redshirt freshman David Mead (Columbia, S.C./Ridgeview) was 18th in .
The CCU cross country team returns to action, Saturday, Oct. 27, at the Big South Conference Championships hosted by UNC Asheville in Hendersonville, N.C. Race time is scheduled for