Thorbergsen and Lupton pace Bobcats at Charlotte Invitational
Oct 01, 2011
CHARLOTTE, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae College
men's cross country team placed four runners in the top 200 at the
Charlotte Cross Country Invitational on Friday, led by season-best
performances from Sondre Thorbergsen (Tranoy, Norway) and Jared
Lupton (Nampa, Idaho).
Thorgersen placed 112th with a season-best time of 26:53.1, as
Tyler Dunn (Jasper, Ga.) and Craig Simpkins (Boiling Springs, S.C.)
finished 126th and 130th, respectively, with times of 27:01.4 and
27:06.0. Lupton came in 167th with a time of 27:52.8, while Avery
Mouton (Sneads Ferry, N.C.) finished 217th with a time of
"Sondre did a great job today leading our men's team against
some strong competition," said head coach Thomas Cason. "We will
continue to work hard, and get our men's team ready for the next
meet at App. State."
Lees-McRae returns to the trails on October 14 when the Bobcats
travel to Boone, N.C. to take part in the ASU Blue Ridge Open at
State Farm Fields.