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Golay, Eddy named to All-Freshman team at SAC Championship

The Newberry men's cross country team finished seventh while the women finished eighth out of 10 at the Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Championship in  Harrogate, Tenn. on Saturday.

Men

Justin Golay (Springfield, Mo.) was the men's top finisher. The freshman finished 20th out of 84 and was named to the All-freshman team. He finished the 8k race in 27:43.8. Fellow freshman Nathan Collier (Weatherford, Texas) finished 25th with a time of 28:01.9.

Alex Holshoe (Hopkins, Mich.) finished in 30:23.3 good enough for 54th while Austin Sorensen (Murrieta, Calif.) finished 55th.

Mars Hill won its 15th straight SAC championship.

Full results are below.

Women's

The women were led by freshman Rebecca Eddy (Eugene, Ore.) who finished the 5k course 27th of 80with a time of 21:41. Eddy was named to the All-Freshman team. Kelley Strong (Union, S.C.) finished 41st with a time of 22:06.7. Amanda Hunter and Ariel Strong (Cassatt, S.C.) finished 58th and 59th, respectively.

Anderson took home the women's crown.

Full results are below.

Men's individual

20. Justin Golay 27:43.8
25. Nathan Collier 28:01.9
54. Alex Holshoe 30:23.3
55. Austin Sorensen 30:26
79. Braxton Cotten 34:37.1
80. Chris McMillon 35:07.9
82. Travis Laxton 36:27.9
84. Davis Bagwell 40:28.5

Men's Team

1. Mars Hill, 46
2. Anderson, 48
3. Wingate, 98
4. Lenoir-Rhyne, 101
5. Brevard, 142
6. Lincoln Memorial, 176
7. Newberry, 197
8. Catawba, 204
9. Carson-Newman, 230
10. Tusculum, 249

Men's All-Freshman Team

Mike York, Lenoir-Rhyne
Maurice Riden, Mars Hill
Bart Merkel, Brevard
Justin Golay, Newberry
David Cooper, Tusculum

Women's Individual

27. Rebecca Eddy 21:41
41. Kelley Strong 22:06.7
55. Stephanie Powell 23:42.9
58. Amanda Hunter 24:00.9
59. Ariel Strong 24:05.1
62. Nicole Whittle 24:21.1
79. Hannah Rohrer 27:22

Women's Team

1. Anderson, 60
2. Lenoir-Rhyne, 63
3. Wingate, 74
4. Carson-Newman, 119
5. Mars Hill, 125
6. Lincoln Memorial, 129
7. Brevard, 162
8. Newberry, 217
9. Catawba, 243
10. Tusculum, 288

Women's All-Freshman Team

Madison Hill, Brevard
Jessica Viscusi, Mars Hill
Sydney Hazel, Anderson
Rebecca Eddy, Newberry
Hanna Ramirez, Lenoir-Rhyne

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