Gamecocks Set to Compete in Gene Mullin Furman Invitational
Ginsie Britton
 
Ginsie Britton

Oct. 7, 2011

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- The South Carolina cross country team is set to run in the 39th annual Gene Mullin Furman Invitational on Saturday in Greenville, S.C.

Gamecock head coach Stan Rosenthal is traveling his `B' team for the event. The women's collegiate 5K race begins at 9:10 a.m. on the cross country course at the Furman Golf Course.

BREAKING DOWN THE FIELD The Gamecocks will be running against 13 teams, highlighted by Furman. The Paladins are ranked 10th in the Southeast Region. Below is a list of teams slated to run on Saturday.

Anderson (S.C.)
Benedict
Brevard
Charleston Southern
Claflin
Coker
Fort Valley State
Furman
North Greenville
Paine
Presbyterian
St. Andrews
Virginia Military Institute

THIS WEEK'S LINEUP
Running for South Carolina on Saturday are junior Laura Beggs, junior Emma Borowicz, freshman Bryttin Boyde, freshman Ginsie Britton, freshman Kristina Cribb, senior Erin Fedewa, sophomore Rachel Grochowski, junior Jessica Hartman, freshman Maggie Henderson, sophomore Kelly Newcomb, freshman Sarah Pellegrini, junior Ellyn Quigg, junior Megan Rother, freshman Kelsey Rudeck and sophomore Liz Wilner.

 

 

THE COURSE
The Gamecocks will race on the 5K cross country course at the Furman Golf Course. Two NCAA Division I cross country championships have been held on the course. For a course map, please click here.

TAKING A BREAK
After running in three straight meets, the Gamecock varsity runners are receiving a much-needed break this week. The runners are using the week to up their mileage in preparation for next week's Indiana State Pre-National Invitational.

LOOKING AHEAD
The Gamecock varsity squad will be back in action on Sunday, Oct. 16 in the Indiana State Pre-National Invitational in Terre Haute, Ind., where the NCAA Championships will be held this year. The field will be loaded with nationally and regionally ranked opponents, with 47 teams being split between two 6K races.

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