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Men's Cross Country Finishes 31st in Pre-Nationals Blue Race

Men's Cross Country Finishes 31st in Pre-Nationals Blue Race

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    TERRE HAUTE, IND. -- The Coastal Carolina men's cross country squad finished 31st in the Blue Race of the Pre-Nationals, hosted by Indiana State, Oct. 14. The event is on the actual course that will be run for the 2006 NCAA Championships in November.    

Freshman Jamie McCarthy (Riverstick, Cork Co., Ireland/North Monastery) posted the top finish for the Chanticleers in the 8K race, placing 82nd in 24:46.5. Next for Coastal was senior Doug Currie (Sarnia, Ontario/Sarnia Northern) in 120th, just 12 seconds behind McCarthy at 24:58.4. As a team, Coastal was just 38 seconds from its top runner to its fifth runner.

The Chanticleers are back in action Sat., Oct. 28 at the Big South Conference Championships in Charleston, S.C.