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Cross Country - Sat, Oct. 23, 2010
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JACKSON, Tenn. - Union (Tenn.) University captured the the 2010 TranSouth Conference Women's and Men's Cross Country titles. The races took place on Saturday, October 23 on the campus of Union University in Jackson, Tenn. This was the eighth straight conference title for the Union women and seventh straight for the Union men.

The postseason awards were announced at the luncheon following the meets in the Grant Events Center on the Union Campus. Among the awards given, Union's Allison Martin and Alex Bett were named runners of the year.

In the women's race, Blue Mountain (Miss.) finished second, Bethel (Tenn.) finished third, Freed-Hardeman (Tenn.) finished fourth and Trevecca Nazarene (Tenn.) competed with three runners.

On the men's side, Bethel (Tenn.) finished second, Blue Mountain (Miss.) finished third, Freed-Hardeman (Tenn.) finished fourth and Trevecca Nazarene finished fifth.

With the TranSouth not having at least six schools with cross country teams, the teams will race in a NAIA Qualifying Event on Friday, Nov. 5 in Nashville along with schools from the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference. The team champion from the qualifying race, along with the top 5 individuals not on the winning team, will advance to the NAIA National Meet on Nov. 20 in Vancouver, Wash.








EVENT & TRAVEL INFORMATION

 
     - 8K Course Map (PDF)
     - 5K Course Map (PDF)
     - Jackson, Tennessee (Restaurants, Hotels, Attractions)
     - Jackson, Tennessee Weather



RESULTS:          WOMEN (photo        |          MEN (photo)




WOMEN'S POST SEASON HONORS


RUNNER OF THE YEAR:  Allison Martin, Union University
NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR:  Allison Martin, Union University
COACH OF THE YEAR:  Gary Johnson, Union University

WOMEN'S ALL-CONFERENCE TEAM (photo)
Allison Martin, Union University
Tuesdae Rowland, Blue Mountain College
Ashlee Stewart, Union University
Hannah Clardy, Union University
Megan Wilburn, Blue Mountain College
Lilli Harmon, Union University
Emma Baxter, Blue Mountain College


MEN'S POST SEASON HONORS


RUNNER OF THE YEAR:  Alex Bett, Union University
NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR:  Edwin Kurgat, Union University
COACH OF THE YEAR:  Gary Johnson, Union University

MEN'S ALL-CONFERENCE TEAM (photo)
Alex Bett, Union University
Edwin Kurgat, Union University
Austin Epting, Blue Mountain College
Zach Covington, Union University
Peter Kipligat, Bethel University
Bethuel Boinett, Bethel University
Nelphat Bor, Bethel University


TRANSOUTH SCHOLAR ATHLETES


Bethel University (photo): Abby Carlton, Mallory Blankenship, Cassie Hassell, Paige Martin, Brett Adams, Bethuel Boinett, Nelphat Bor, Jacob Robertson, Emmanuel Tavares.

Blue Mountain College (photo): Stephanie Dillard, Beth Goolsby, Tuesdae Rowland, Magan Wilburn, Nathan Young, Hunter Flanagan, Austin Epting, Derek Scott.

Freed-Hardeman University (photo): Elise Beisel, Hannah Leach, Mert Shepard, Brianna Steffy, Bryan Davis, Jason King, Joseph McKenzie, Luke Searcy.

Trevecca Nazarene University (photo): CJ Childs, Devon Eby, Anne Marie Kengne, Emily Smith, Mark Hewitt, Alex Hodge, Frank Wheeler.

Union University (photo): Lilli Harmon, Cally Howell, Hannah Clardy, Carissa Wilson, Carrie Moore, Kayla Hauss, Joel Wellum, Zach Covington, Drake Ott.


TRANSOUTH CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIP HISTORY


YEAR
WOMEN'S CHAMPION
MEN'S CHAMPION
1996
Berry College
Berry College
1997
Berry College
Berry College
1998
Berry College
Berry College
1999
Berry College
Berry College
2000
Berry College
Berry College
2001
Berry College
Berry College
2002
Berry College
Berry College
2003
Union University
Berry College
2004
Union University
Union University
2005
Union University
Union University
2006
Union University
Union University
2007
Union University
Union University
2008
Union University
Union University
2009
Union University
Union University
2010 Union University
Union University