SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Appalachian State men’s and Chattanooga’s women’s cross country teams were chosen by the Southern Conference’s cross country coaches as the league favorites this season.
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Appalachian State and Chattanooga cross country runners
Spartanburg, SC -- The Southern Conference winter championships season kicks off this weekend with the 2007 Men’s and Women’s Indoor Track and Field Championships at the Clemson University Indoor Track and Field Facility in Clemson, S.C., on Saturday, Feb. 17 and Sunday, Feb. 18.
The Championships begin on Saturday, Feb. 17 at 8:30 a.m. with the pentathlon events and will conclude on Saturday with the men’s distance medley at 8:20 p.m. Competition will continue on Sunday, Feb. 18 at 10:00 a.m. with the heptathlon events and conclude with the men’s 4x400 relay at 5:40 p.m., followed by the presentation of the team championship trophies.
Mentz raced to a fourth place finish in the mile at the University of Kentucky McCravy Invitational. The honor roll Biology major ran a nine second personal record of 4:12.77, which makes him the conference leader. Congratulations to Michael on being named athlete of the week.
in his first ever collegiate race, posted a 8:43.35 for 3K at the UNC Opener last weekend in Chapel Hill, N.C. He placed second overall and his time is the seventh fastest in Davidson history. His performance in the 3K is also the best in the Southern Conference this year.
Senior Lanni Marchant finished second in her third race of the season, leading the women
The 2006 Southern Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships kicked off on Friday at the Clemson Indoor Track and Field Facility with Appalachian State taking control on both the men