Newberry XC competes at Citadel Invitational
Saturday, September 26, 2009

CHARLESTON, S.C. - The Newberry College men's and women's cross country teams traveled to The Citadel to compete in the Williams Wilson Citadel Invitational on Saturday morning.

The men's team finished fourth out of six Division II teams with an average eight-kilometer time of 30:44 and 112 points. The only other South Atlantic Conference opponent at the meet, Lenoir-Rhyne, finished in second among Division II teams with a 28:05 average and 47 points.

Brad House (Lexington, S.C.) finished 20th individually out of 68 Division II runners with a time of 29:38. Felipe Sobrinho (Rio De Janeiro, Brazil) finished close behind in 22nd with a time of 29:38. Reinel Licea (Miami, Fla.) finished in 24th with a time of 30:33.

Ty Skinner (Woodruff, S.C.) placed 30th for the scarlet and gray with a time of 31:32 and Seth Utley (Columbia, S.C.) finished in 32nd with a time of 31:49.

The Newberry women's squad entered five runners in the women's five-kilometer run. The team finished eighth out of eight Division II opponents with an average time of 24:57 but the team featured some strong individual performances.

Ashton Sullivan (Aiken, S.C.) finished 34th out of 76 Division II runners with a time of 23:20. Jennifer Johnson (Mt. Pleasant, S.C.) finished in 44th with a time of 24:10 and Richelle Mirabal (Tampa, Fla.) finished in 50th with a time of 24:39.

William Wilson/Citadel Invitational 2009

Men's 8k Results Points
1. Lees-McRae 25
2. Lenoir-Rhyne 47
3. South Carolina-Beaufort 53
4. Newberry College 112
5. North Greenville 136
6. Morris 186

Women's 5k Results Points
1. Lees-McRae 25
2. Lenoir-Rhyne 49
3. Converse 81
4. South Carolina-Beaufort 107
5. Warren Wilson 142
6. Salem 152
7. North Greenville 160
8. Newberry 214

Individual Results

Men's XC
20. Brad House 29.38.71
22. Felipe Sobrinho 30:08.12
24. Reniel Licea 30:33.59
30. Ty Skinner 31:32.06
32. Seth Utley 31:49.55
47. Chris Duncan 33:46.32
49. David Faulkner 34:46.46
52. Jake Corbit 35:26.89
59. Jonathan Hymes 37:59.46

Women's XC
34. Ashton Sullivan 23:20.52
44. Jennifer Johnson 24:10.40
50. Richelle Mirabal 24:39.12
53. Whitney Wiles 25:10.00
63. Priscilla Sales 27:27.22