Crusaders set school record at Royals XC Challenge

Crusaders set school record at Royals XC Challenge
Friday, September 29, 2017
Crusaders set school record at Royals XC Challenge

Charlotte, N.C. – North Greenville men turned in a school record in the 8k on Friday night with an average time of 26:45, leading to a 13th place finish at the Royals XC Challenge hosted by Queens University.

The Rundown

  • Finish: 13th / 22
  • Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Host: Queens University

How it Happened

  • North Greenville had four runners with new personal bests including Ben Sessions who was the top finisher for the Crusaders. Sessions finished the race 33rd overall with a time of 25:50.
  • Freshman Logan Childs also had a solid weekend in his third collegiate race, posting a time of 26:53 for his own personal best.
  • Also turning personal records over the weekend were Dominic Powell and Austin Nobles. Powell finished with a time of 27:18 while Nobles crossed in 27:58.
  • Brooks Hovis finished second on the team with a time of 26:24, finishing him in 54th while Jonathan Keller clocked in at 27:23.

From Coach Stober

  • “We ran well today. The men had a great day. We’ve been expecting a performance like this, so it was great to see it come together for the guys. The crushed the prior school record for an 8k team average. It has been a great season so far and it's not over yet. I'm very proud of this team and I'm excited to see what the next month holds.”

Next Time Out

  • The Crusaders will take on Furman University once again, this time running in the Gene Mullin Cross Country Invitational on October 7th in Greenville, South Carolina.