Fields, Herrerra, Hardin, and Hickom contribute with collegiate XC teams
Local collegiate harriers are making their impact in their respective programs as the cross country season continues.
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Rhodes College — Spencer Fields (Fr., Kingston, GA; Darlington) …ran ninth overall and second on his team behind senior Alex Noel September 26 at Shelby Farms as the Lynx hosted the Rhodes College XC Invitational. Rhodes finished behind Division I Arkansas State in the event that included 29 teams from Division I, II, and III. Next: Greater Louisville Classic Oct. 3 in Louisville, KY.
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 112th overall (27.25.01) as the Mountain Lions ran 8th of 20 teams at the Wingate (NC) Bulldog Stampede 6K on Saturday, September 26. Next: D2 Georgia Collegiate Championship, Sat. Oct. 10, Council Farm Course, Milledgeville, GA
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…. did not run in the Lakers 11th place finish (19 teams) at the Wingate (NC) Bulldogs Stampede, Sept. 26. Next: D2 Georgia Collegiate Championships (8K), Milledgeville, GA hosted by Georgia College.
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