Cross Country Set to Run in the Will Wilson Citadel Invitational
STATESBORO, Ga. - The Georgia Southern cross country team is set to run in the 29th annual Will Wilson Citadel Invitational Saturday at 9:45 a.m.
The Eagles will face SoCon foes College of Charleston, Furman and the Citadel. Other colleges participating include Charleston Southern Claflin, Converse, Edward Waters, Lees-McRae, Lenoir-Rhyne, Methodist, Morris, Newberry, North Greenville, Salem, USC-Beaufort and Warren Wilson.
Georgia Southern finished fifth out of 10 teams in their last meet the 5K Elon Invitational. Both meets this season have seen the Eagles finish in the top half of competitors. Laura Fuller (Cartersville, Ga.) paced the Eagles in her first meet of the season. Fuller finished 26th with a time of 20:10.
"Laura Fuller came out and ran really well. I am really impressed with her first race of the year," said head coach Natalie Smith.
Freshman Sara Curry (Lawrenceville, Ga.) was impressive in her first meet. Curry finished second for the Eagles and 39th overall with a time of 20:56.
Morgan Jefferson (Villa Rica, Ga.) and Kassi Lee (Elberton, Ga.) both improved on their times from the Gamecock Invitational (Sep 4). Jefferson shaved nearly five seconds off of her previous time and finished 45th with a time of 21:10. Lee finished right behind Jefferson with a time of 21:11.
- Category: Cross Country
- Published on Thursday, 24 September 2009 10:22