Simpkins named Conference Carolinas Runner of the Week
Sep 28, 2011
HIGH POINT, N.C. --- Lees-McRae College senior
Craig Simpkins (Boiling Springs, S.C.) has been named the
Conference Carolinas men's cross country Runner of the Week for the
third time in his career, announced league officials Wednesday.
Simpkins paced the Bobcats to an impressive performance at the
Greensboro Invitational on Saturday, finishing fourth overall and
second among NCAA Division II runners with a time of 27:35. The
senior led a trio of Bobcats in the top six, as Lees-McRae finished
second in the team standings behind NCAA Division I Virginia
Lees-McRae returns to the trials on Friday when the Bobcats
travel to Charlotte, N.C. to take part in the Charlotte Cross
Country Invitational at McAlpine Park.