Queens Wins 2019 SAC Women's Cross Country Championship

Queens Wins 2019 SAC Women's Cross Country Championship

 

ROCK HILL, S.C. (TheSAC.com) – With three runners finishing in the top 10, the Queens University of Charlotte women's cross country team claimed its fourth straight South Atlantic Conference Championship, Saturday morning at the Wingate XC facility.

Queens, who tops the Southeast Region in the latest U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Poll outdistanced Wingate and Lenoir-Rhyne for the title. Anderson, who is ranked third regionally, finished fourth overall. 

Tusculum's Nicole McMillen, who won AstroTurf SAC Runner of the Week on two occasions, covered the 6K course in a time of 21:37.4 to claim SAC Runner of the Year accolades.  

Queens Stevie Lawrence earned Freshman of the Year honors after crossing the finish line in seventh place in a time of 22:56.3.

The NCAA Southeast Region Championships, which will be hosted by Wingate University on the Wingate Campus, are slated for Saturday, Nov. 9.

FINAL RESULTS

2019 South Atlantic Conference
Women's Cross Country Championship
Oct. 26 – Wingate, N.C.
Wingate XC Facility

1.     Queens – 48

2.     Wingate – 71

3.     Lenoir-Rhyne – 84

4.     Anderson - 97

5.     Catawba -123

6.     Tusculum – 146

7.     Carson-Newman – 225

8.     Mars Hill – 233

9.     Lincoln Memorial – 241

10.   Newberry – 286

11.   Coker – 299

12.  UVa-Wise - 305

First-Team All-Conference

Nicole McMillen, Tusculum

 

Hannah Wolkenhauer, Queens

 

Franziska Althaus, Wingate

 

Janet Kwambai, Lenoir-Rhyne

 

Rachel Strayer, Carson-Newman

 

Caroline Hilliard, Lenoir-Rhyne

 

Stevie Lawrence, Queens

 

Second Team All-Conference

Shona Blades, Wingate

 

Natane Deruytter, Queens

 

Kylie, Dahlberg, Lenoir-Rhyne

 

Madison Webster, Queens

 

Hannah Mercer, Catawba

 

Madison Lowery, Catawba

 

Lauryn Tumey, Wingate

 

Honorable Mention All-Conference

Olivia Evans, Anderson

 

Olivia Rish, Anderson

 

Rebecca Ward, Anderson

 

Christina D'amelio, Catawba

 

Allyson Arellano, Queens

 

Zoe Brickley, Wingate

 

Gillian Kasitz, Queens

 

SAC All-Freshman Team (Top 5 freshmen)

Stevie Lawrence, Queens

 

Madison Webster, Queens

 

Madison Lowery, Catawba

 

Rebbeca Ward, Anderson

 

Zoe Brickley, Wingate

 

Runner of the Year

Nicole McMillen, Tusculum

Freshman of the Year

Stevie Lawrence 

Coach of the Year

Tom Scott, Queens

Elite 20

Hannah Mercer, Catawba

 

 

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