Gamecocks Remain In USTFCCCA Southeast Region Poll At No. 9|
Oct. 29, 2012
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- The South Carolina cross country team is ranked No. 9 in the final regular-season United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Southeast Regional rankings, the USTFCCCA announced Monday.
The Gamecocks remained in the rankings after a ninth-place showing at the SEC Championships last Friday at Percy Warner Park in Nashville, Tenn. All of South Carolina's top-five finishers recorded personal records, with freshman Kayla Lampe leading the way. Lampe earned second team All-SEC and SEC All-Freshman Team honors by finishing 13th with a PR of 21:02.30. Senior Chelsea France finished 23rd with a PR of 21:23.67, while freshman Mary Fouse (22:04.86, 64th), sophomore Meredith Mill (22:28.31, 85th) and junior Penny Boswell (22:28.51, 86th) also recorded 6K personal records.
The Gamecocks will now turn their focus to the NCAA Southeast Regional Championships, which will be held on Nov. 9 at McAlpine Park in Charlotte, N.C. The meet is scheduled to begin at 12 p.m.
USTFCCCA Southeast Regional Rankings Rank School Location Conference Last Week 1 Duke Durham, N.C. ACC 1 2 William & Mary Williamsburg, Va. Colonial 2 3 NC State Raleigh, N.C. ACC 3 4 Kentucky Lexington, Ky. SEC 5 5 North Carolina Chapel Hill, N.C. ACC 4 6 Virginia Charlottesville, Va. ACC 6 7 Clemson Clemson, S.C. ACC 7 8 James Madison Harrisonburg, Va. Colonial 11 9 South Carolina Columbia, S.C. SEC 8 10 Wake Forest Winston-Salem, N.C. ACC NR 11 Virginia Tech Blacksburg, Va. ACC 9 12 Appalachian St. Boone, N.C. Southern 10 13 Elon Elon, N.C. Southern 12 14 Eastern Ky. Richmond, Ky. Ohio Valley NR 15 Liberty Lynchburg, Va. Big South 13