The Lenoir-Rhyne University Cross Country Teams Compete In The Charlotte Invitational Friday
October 2, 2009
Sophomore Kate Griewisch is the top NCAA Division II runner in the womenís race
L-R sophomore Kate Griewisch was the top NCAA Division II runner in the Charlotte Invitational Friday.
Charlotte, N.C. Ė Lenoir-Rhyne sophomore Kate Griewisch was the top NCAA Division II runner in the womenís race at the Charlotte Invitational Friday afternoon.† The Banner Elk, N.C., native ran a personal-best 17:44 over the 5K course and finished ninth overall out of 209 runners.† Both L-R teams ran in the meet.
The Lenoir-Rhyne Womenís Team finished 14th out of 23 teams while the L-R menís squad placed 11th out of 21 schools.† Charlotte took home both the menís and womenís titles.
Sophomore Tiffany Payne (Painted Post, N.Y.) was the Bearsí second-place runner in the race as she finished with a 19:52 for 85th overall.
On the menís side, L-R freshman Patrick Ryan (Fort Myers, Fla.) ran a 26:40 over the 8K course to finish 51st while sophomore Jakob Maidens (Lebanon, Va.) was one place behind Ryan (52nd) with a 26:41.
Lenoir-Rhyne next competes in the Winthrop Fall Classic on Saturday, October 17, in Rock Hill, S.C.