Lenoir-Rhyne Cross Country Competes In The Royals Challenge
October 12, 2012
L-R's men's squad finished ninth while the women's team placed 11th
Lenoir-Rhyne sophomore Marie Mauhar was the top individual for the Bears' women's squad Friday afternoon at the Royals Cross Country Challenge at McAlpine Creek Park in Charlotte, N.C.
Charlotte, N.C. - The Lenoir-Rhyne Men's and Women's Cross Country Teams finished ninth and 11th, respectively, Friday afternoon at the Queens University Royals Challenge at McAlpine Creek Park.
On the men's side, L-R was led by sophomore Mike York (Kannapolis, N.C.). York finished the 8K course in 42nd place with a time of 26:26 while sophomore Ripken LaMarsh (Pasadena, Md.) placed 56th overall (26:50).
Liberty won the men's championship and had the four top runners in the race led by David Ricksecker (24:07).
The L-R women were paced by a sophomore Marie Mauhar (Mills River, N.C.), who finished 48th with a time of 19:00 over 5K. Lenoir-Rhyne senior Elizabeth Chaffee (Winston-Salem, N.C.) finished 53rd overall with a 19:06.
Duke took home the women's championship while Florida State's Carly Thomas (17:38) was the top collegiate individual.
A total of 21 schools competed on the men's side while the women's competition featured 25 schools in all.
The Lenoir-Rhyne Men's and Women's Cross Country Teams will next compete in the 2012 Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Championships next Saturday in Greeneville, Tenn.
Queens University Royals Challenge
McAlpine Creek Park
October 12, 2012
48. Marie Mauhar 19:00
53. Elizabeth Chaffee 19:06
75. Laura Rhyne 19:44
76. Ashley Kale 19:45
85. Paige Smith 20:16
99. Hanna Ramirez 21:19
100. Hope Rust 21:25
147. Alyse Childress 21:52
157. Amber Bowles 22:07
185. Megan Carper 24:06
192. Bethany Griggs 25:08