Men's Cross Country team claims Southeastern Classic
October 25, 2010
Anthony Simpson (805), Matt Wren (809) and
Drew Thompson at a recent competition
The senior duo of Zach Buffington (Ooltewah, TN) and Josh Bradley (Ringgold, GA) crossed the finish at 25:11 for 10th and 11th place, respectively. Sophomore Jason McLeod (Ocoee, FL) ended up 14th at 25:25, while freshmen athletes Anthony Simpson (Nashville, TN) and Alex Stephens (Cleveland, TN) were 18th (25:50) and 21st (25:51). Bryan's seventh man was senior Hunter Hall (Brentwood, TN) at 26:02 who landed in the 32nd position in the 238-man field.
"We won over two very good programs, and I'm excited the men performed up to our expectations. I'm impressed with their efforts and feel we can continue to improve over the next four weeks leading up to the national championship," commented Head Coach Rodney Stoker.
Other notable performances for the Lions were Jake Bradley (26:09), Drew Thompson (26:47), Matt Wren (27:22), Colby Smith (27:32), and Anders Clarke (27:55).
The Lions will look to defend their AAC Cross Country Championship in two weeks (November 6), when Montreat College hosts the 2010 AAC XC Championship in Black Mountain, NC.