GREENVILLE, N.C. The Coastal Carolina University mens cross country team finished in 17th place in the NCAA Cross Country Southeast Regional Nov. 12 in Greenville, N.C.
Senior Nelson Oliveira (Coimbra, Portugal/Quintas das Flores) led the Chanticleers with 22nd place finish, running in a time of 30:43.1. Olivera earned All-Region honors with his performance. The top three harriers for CCU all ran personal bests, including junior Doug Currie (Sarnia, Ontario, Canada/Northern), who finished 51st with a time of 31:47.6. Senior Justin Foxworth (Georgetown, S.C./Georgetown) finished in 105th place with a time of 32:37.8. Sophomore Blair Paul (Queenston, Ontario/Sir Winston Churchill) and sophomore Jake Morris (Aiken, S.C./Aiken) finished 143rd and 154th, respectively. Paul had a time of 33:23.7 while Morris ran in 33:35.4. Junior Korey Larson (Sanbam, N.Y./Erie C.C.) finished in 174th place with a time of 34:25.4 and junior Brian Chadwell (Worthington, Ohio/Worthington) was in 179th place with a time of 34:38.2.
William and Mary won the team title with 68 points, while Libertys Josh McDougal won the race with a time of 29:40.1.
Coastal improved on last years 26th-place result and finished ahead of fellow Big South opponents VMI, Radford and UNC Asheville.