MHC XC Goes for 14th Conference title in a row this weekend! MHC Cycling Ranked 2nd in Nation!!
MHC XC SHOOTS FOR 14th IN A ROW THIS WEEKEND!
Meets to be held at Wingate on Saturday
WINGATE, N.C. – The Mars Hill men’s and women’s cross country teams will race at the 2010 Food Lion South Atlantic Conference cross country championships on Saturday. The meet will be held on Wingate’s campus at the cross country facility. The starting line for the races will be directly behind the press box at the soccer field.
The men’s 8K championship race will begin at 9 a.m., with the women’s 5K championship race getting started at 10:15 a.m. A brief opening ceremony will take place at 8:30 a.m.
In the men’s race, Mars Hill College has won 13 consecutive team championships. The Lions have another strong team this season, as they are currently ranked fifth in the Southeast Region. Justin Gragg has earned SAC men’s Runner of the Week honors twice this season for head coach Mike Owens, a 14-time Coach of the year winner.
MHC CYCLING IN A CLOSE SECOND!!
After track and mountain bike nationals, Mars Hill is now the 2nd ranked team in the nation. Congratulations to Cumberland University–friends in the Southeastern Conference–for claiming the top spot.