Local collegiate harriers are making their impact in their respective programs as the cross country season begins to hit full stride.
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Rhodes College — Spencer Fields (Fr., Kingston, GA; Darlington) ran fifth overall in a time of 26:32.71 at the 8k University of the South Invitational Sept. 5. Next: Rhodes Invitational in Memphis Sept. 26.
Reinhardt Univeristy — Roger Herrerra (Jr., Cartersville HS) ran 29:25 and third on his Reinhardt University team at the University of North Georgia Invitational Sept. 19. The Eagles finished 10th of 20 teams. Next: SCAD Atlanta Invitational, Oct. 2 in Newnan.
Young Harris College — Savannah Hardin (Fr., Cass HS) ran 89th in 27:05.09 at the University of North Georgia Invitational Sept. 19. YHC placed sixth out of 22 teams.………ran 16th overall with a time of 21:31.34 at the Eye Opener Invitational in Spartanburg, SC Sept. 5 as YHC finished second of seven teams. Next: Wingate Bulldogs Stampede Sept. 26 in Wingate, NC.
Clayton State University — Troy Hickom (Jr., Cartersville HS) ran 54th in a time of 28:53.4 at the University of North Georgia Invitational 8k in Dahlonega Sept. 19. Clayton State was 6th of 16 teams ….ran third overall at the University of West Georgia Invitational Sept. 11 to help lead the Lakers to a first place finish. HIckom’s time at the UWGI 8k was 29:07.96. Next: Wingate Bulldogs Stampede Sept. 26 in Wingate, NC.
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