Men's Cross Country

Thompson, Flint Pave Way for LMC Cross Country Squads

Thompson, Flint Pave Way for LMC Cross Country Squads

BOONE, N.C. --- Freshman Austin Thompson and sophomore Alexandria Flint led their respective squads while the Lees-McRae cross country teams participated in the Covered Bridge Run Friday evening in Boone, N.C.

Thompson (Cleveland, Ga.) paced the men's team when he completed a four-mile run in 21:50.70.

The freshmen-twin duo of Lane and Shawn Graves (Goshen, Ind.) turned in times of 22:26.51 and 22:50.91, respectively.

The University of Florida grabbed the team title with 32 points while Appalachian State and Florida State tied for second with 60 points.

Florida State senior Jack Goodwin earned the individual victory with a time of 20:02.19.

Sophomore Flint (Blue Bell, Pa.) carried her momentum over from last year while leading the Bobcat women's team with a time of 21:31.22 in the 5K.

Sophomore Jamie Colon (Acworth, Ga.) turned in a time of 22:57.61.

FSU took three of the top four times while claiming the team and individual title, including winner Georgia Peel, who was good for a time of 17:44.07.

Coach Ley Fletcher's squads return to action Friday, Sept. 11, when they participate in the Lenoir-Rhyne Invitational in Hickory, N.C.

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