WOMEN'S CROSS COUNTRY NOTCHES 2ND PLACE FINISH IN FIRST RACE
Friday, September 4, 2015

Milligan, TN—The North Grenville men's and women's cross country teams opened up the 2015 race calendar on Friday evening with a pair of second place finishes at the Buffalo Valley Cross Country Stampede hosted by Milligan College.

In a similar result, both the men's and women's teams finished about a minute off of the lead as host, Milligan earned the two top spots. The women finished with an average 20:46 while the men finished at 21:35.

Kaleigh Roach paced the NGU ladies after breaking the ribbon at 19:36, two minutes off the 17:59 winner from Milligan. North Greenville runners wrapped up the 7th through 10th spots. Amanda Ward (20:47), Hailey Willingham (20:53), and Tori Davies (20:56) finished 7th-9th while Rebecca Watson rounded out the top 10 with a 21:36.

The top finisher for the men was junior Ben Sessions who notched an 8th place finish after clocking in at 21:16. Jordan Ferguson was North Greenville's only other top 10 finisher after placing 10th, running a 21:22. Dominic Powell had the next highest finish for the Crusaders stopping the clock at 21:23. Daniel Wade and Trey Stewart also turned in top 15 finishes.

North Greenville will be back in action on September 12th at the Furman Invitational.