The Maryville College Cross-Country Scots ended their season on a high note Saturday, as both the men and the women’s squad competed in the NCAA Division III South/Southeast Region Cross-Country Championships in Rome, Ga.
(TALLULAH FALLS, GA) - The 2016 USA South Women's Cross Country Championship took place on Saturday, October 29 st the Tallulah Falls School Farm Course in Tallulah Falls, Georgia. Piedmont College captured the championship for the first time in program history. The Lions topped second place Meredith College by 43 points. Individually, Piedmont's Reese Bowles won the meet as she finished the 6,000 meter course first in a time of 23:42.
(FAYETTEVILLE, N.C.) - Meredith College, under the direction of second-year Head Coach Leslie Payne, was picked in the USA South Athletic Conference preseason coaches poll to capture the women's cross country title in 2016. Last season, the Avenging Angels took home the program's third consecutive Conference championship. Meredith received 11 of 13 possible first place votes, to go along with 142 points. Head coaches do not vote for their own teams in the balloting.
The Maryville College cross country programs are set to begin the 2016 cross country season with eight new members. A great recruiting class combined with quality returning upper classmen give the Scots a great deal to get excited about this fall season.