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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 




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