FAYETTEVILLE STATE WOMEN FINISH 10TH AND THE MEN'S TEAM TAKES 11TH AT THE 2016 CIAA CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS

Oct. 27, 2016

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Richmond, VA -- The Fayetteville State women's cross country team finished 10th with 235 points, while the men claimed 11th place with 229 points at the 2016 CIAA Cross Country Championships held at the Joseph Bryan Park on Thursday, October 27th. The men ran an 8-kilometer race, followed by a 5K run for the women.

The Lady Broncos had a team time of 123:13.99 and an individual average time of 24:38.79, led by freshman Morgan Gaither. Gaither completed the course with an individual time of 20:22.23 to place 14th overall.

Sophomore Sarah Mastin had the next best time for the Lady Broncos of 20:37.76 for 18th overall. Senior Ivory Gladden (Greensboro, NC) posted the third best individual time of 25:23.74 to place 64th. Senior Vernessa Hinnant (Selma, NC) recorded a time of 26:35.53 to finish 67th, while freshman Tanisha Lipford rounded out the FSU women runners with a time of 30:14.73 for 72nd.

Winston-Salem State won the women's championship for the second consecutive season with 27 points and a team time of 96:31.81. Domtila Kiplagat of WSSU claimed the individual medalist honor for the second consecutive year with a first place time of 18:35.35. Virginia Union finished second overall (105:08.97), followed by Johnson C. Smith in third (105:46.93).

On the men's side, sophomore Richard Prudente-Bernal (Fayetteville, NC) had the top Bronco time of 30:30.05 for 13th place overall. FSU had a combined team time of 179:27.82.

Junior Samuel Quinones-Romer (Fayetteville, NC) had a finish time of 32:49.55 for 33rd in the race. Sophomore Collin Nordan and junior Darian Stanton completed the course with finishes of 56th and 58th overall, respectively. Nordan had a time of 36:28.12, followed by Stanton's time of 36:59.69.

Freshman Rahsaan Cotton placed 69th overall with his time of 42:40.41, followed by fellow freshman Tresor Dlan in 70th crossing the finish line in 42:41.69 for the Broncos.

Virginia Union won the men's crown for the third straight season with 32 team points and a team time of 146:07.52. Luis Nieves of VUU finished as the male individual medalist for a second year in a row with a course best time of 27:47.99. Virginia State placed second overall (153:33.12), while Bowie State finished in third (159:40.78). VUU, VSU, and BSU finished in the same respective order at the 2015 championships.

 

 

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