Harriers Strong at Home
KERNSTOWN, Va. – Shenandoah University had a first and a second in its final cross country tune-up before the USA South Conference Championships Saturday morning on Kernstown Battlefield.
Competing against McDaniel, Eastern Mennonite, Ferrum and Averett on the men's side and Mary Baldwin in addition to those four other schools in the women's race, Shenandoah won the men's and was second in the women's.
Both races were 5000 meters and the SU women used the race a pre-championships workout.
McDaniel, led by Lindsey Wilson's 19:16, won the women's event by two points over No. 4 in the South SU with 27 points. Mary Baldwin was third with 84.
There were 36 total runners among the six women's teams.
Shenandoah, who are ranked 10th in the South Region, won this event by 11 points over McDaniel with 24 points.
SU is off until October 30 when it competes at the USA South Conference championships at Hagen Stone Park outside of Greensboro, N.C.