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Saturday, October 25, 2008
RESULTS VS. CONFERENCE CAROLINAS MEET (2008-10-25 00:00:00)

Belmont, NC -- The Lees-McRae women and the St. Andrews Presbyterian men claimed the 2008 Conference Carolinas Cross Country Championships this morning on the campus of Belmont Abbey College. The Lady Bobcats totaled 48 points, while the Knights narrowly edged the Lees-McRae men by a 43-48 count.
In the final women’s team results, Converse finished second with 78 points, while Anderson was third with 94. Limestone (98), and St. Andrews (109) round out the top five, while Coker (130), Pfeiffer (194), Erskine (197), Barton (244), Mount Olive (242) and Belmont Abbey (293) round out the scoring.
In the women’s five kilometer race, Anderson University freshman Whitney Bishoff claimed the individual title with a time of 18:55. That gives her a sweep of the individual awards, claiming MVP and Freshman of the Year, honors, as well as earning first-team all-conference honors. Alyson Trovatto (St. Andrews) finished second at 19:20, followed by Dana Lindholm of Lees-McRae (19:52), Courtney Rankin of Limestone (19:58) and Kendyl Seawright (20:01) of Coker. Those five all earned first-team honors. Lees-McRae head coach Craig McPhail claimed Coach of the Year honors.
On the men’s side, the St. Andrews lineup placed first, third, fifth, 16th and 18th, as it edged out Lees-McRae, whose lineup finished fourth, sixth, ninth, tenth and 19th. Erskine finished third with 78 points and Anderson was fourth with 99. Coker rounded out the top five with 142 points. Limestone was sixth (168), while Belmont Abbey (194), Pfeiffer (202), Mount Olive (204) and Barton (252) rounded out the standings.
Mitch Cooper of St. Andrews claimed the individual title with a time of 26:51, while Adam Groblewski of Erskine was second with a time of 27:12. St. Andrews’s Pedro Tapia claimed third with a time of 27:29, three seconds ahead of Chris Holstein of Lees-McRae. Doug Holt of St. Andrews rounded out the top five with a time of 27:33. Lees-McRae freshman Craig Simpkins finished sixth, and as the highest freshman to place, earned Conference Freshman of the Year and second-team all-conference honors. St. Andrews coach Jim Walters was named Coach of the Year.Conference Carolinas Championships Mens Championship Individual Results Place Race # Time First Name Last Name Team Grade 1 384 00:26:51.0 Mitch Cooper St. Andrews Presbyterian College Senior 2 270 00:27:12.3 Adam Groblewski Erskine College Junior 3 385 00:27:29.1 Pedro Tapia St. Andrews Presbyterian College Junior 4 290 00:27:32.0 Chris Holstein Lees-McRae College Junior 5 386 00:27:33.1 Doug Holt St. Andrews Presbyterian College Sophomore 6 291 00:27:34.7 Craig Simpkins Lees-McRae College Freshman 7 211 00:27:35.9 Nate Parsons Anderson University Senior 8 210 00:27:45.8 Alex Jordan Anderson University Junior 9 292 00:27:53.3 nate trimble Lees-McRae College Junior 10 293 00:28:13.1 cody hodgins Lees-McRae College Freshman 11 208 00:28:13.7 Jeremy Hunsaker Anderson University Senior 12 253 00:28:17.2 Justin Gragg Coker College Freshman 13 254 00:28:25.6 Mike Murphy Coker College Sophomore 14 269 00:28:34.0 Joseph Sell Erskine College Junior 15 214 00:28:39.7 Corey Winner BARTON COLLEGE Senior 16 387 00:28:44.0 James Walls St. Andrews Presbyterian College Sophomore 17 272 00:28:49.0 Chas Culberson Erskine College Freshman 18 388 00:28:51.4 Josh Pickett St. Andrews Presbyterian College Sophomore 19 287 00:28:57.9 Michael Davis Lees-McRae College Freshman 20 273 00:28:59.6 Zach Bayless Erskine College Freshman 21 240 00:29:08.3 Joe Lanser Belmont Abbey College Sophomore 22 313 00:29:10.6 Zach McKeone Limestone College Junior 23 347 00:29:14.2 Robert Roderer Mount Olive College Freshman 24 286 00:29:15.9 Jon Bernal Lees-McRae College Junior 25 370 00:29:18.7 Jeff Donahoe Queens University of Charlotte Freshman 26 271 00:29:20.5 Chance Ellison Erskine College Junior 27 354 00:29:30.9 Nick Jackson Pfeiffer University Senior 28 255 00:29:34.6 Adam Green Coker College Senior 29 289 00:29:34.8 Jordan Gillespie Lees-McRae College Freshman 30 285 00:29:49.2 Matt Barrett Lees-McRae College Senior 31 355 00:30:25.8 A.J. Pearson Pfeiffer University Senior 32 288 00:30:33.5 Connor Gray Lees-McRae College Freshman 33 391 00:30:48.0 Tommy Wilson St. Andrews Presbyterian College Sophomore 34 284 00:31:03.7 Luke Anton Lees-McRae College Freshman 35 238 00:31:10.1 Patrick Boeries Belmont Abbey College Junior 36 212 00:31:15.3 Chase Robinson Anderson University Freshman 37 392 00:31:16.5 Patrick Hogan St. Andrews Presbyterian College Senior 38 308 00:31:21.3 Justin Hill Limestone College Freshman 39 256 00:31:21.8 Austin McJunkins Coker College Sophomore 40 314 00:31:28.0 Tres Valentino Limestone College Sophomore 41 306 00:31:29.9 Matt Hall Limestone College Junior 42 344 00:31:40.3 Chris Menjares Mount Olive College Freshman 43 305 00:31:43.0 Kevin Eagle Limestone College Sophomore 44 310 00:31:44.5 Antonio Lipscomb Limestone College Freshman 45 209 00:31:45.4 Greg Loftis Anderson University Senior 46 348 00:31:50.0 Cameron Auten Pfeiffer University Freshman 47 213 00:31:58.5 George Simpson Anderson University Freshman 48 338 00:32:00.7 Jonathan Guice Mount Olive College Freshman 49 389 00:32:01.4 Brad McKee St. Andrews Presbyterian College Junior 50 390 00:32:03.8 James Lloyd St. Andrews Presbyterian College Junior 51 239 00:32:04.9 Greg Shore Belmont Abbey College Junior 52 339 00:32:06.8 Adel Halladay Mount Olive College Sophomore 53 237 00:32:19.4 Brandon Roth Belmont Abbey College Senior 54 349 00:32:22.2 Deandre Crayton Pfeiffer University Freshman 55 207 00:32:28.6 Stephen Dickey Anderson University Junior 56 242 00:32:48.5 Tim Murray Belmont Abbey College Freshman 57 274 00:32:50.0 Robert McCarthy Erskine College Freshman 58 312 00:32:51.8 Garrett McCraw Limestone College Freshman 59 304 00:32:59.6 Nathan Carmack Limestone College Junior 60 343 00:33:03.4 Court McCombs Mount Olive College Freshman 61 302 00:33:21.8 Ken Bodamer Limestone College Junior 62 215 00:33:25.8 Austin Higgins BARTON COLLEGE Freshman 63 257 00:33:26.6 Chase Horton Coker College Freshman 64 393 00:33:32.6 Jon Lecker St. Andrews Presbyterian College Sophomore 65 341 00:34:17.9 Mason Holman Mount Olive College Freshman 66 353 00:34:20.6 Joseph Helms Pfeiffer University Sophomore 67 342 00:34:23.3 Jonathan Massey Mount Olive College Sophomore 68 352 00:34:43.4 Zach Gray Pfeiffer University Sophomore 69 311 00:35:36.0 Brian Makupson Limestone College Sophomore 70 336 00:35:41.8 Charles Bell Mount Olive College Junior 71 303 00:35:50.0 Greg Boston Limestone College Freshman 72 217 00:36:01.3 Charlie Healy BARTON COLLEGE Freshman 73 335 00:36:06.2 Jacob Amos Mount Olive College Freshman 74 219 00:36:41.5 Chris Lassitier BARTON COLLEGE Freshman 75 216 00:36:47.5 Max Kubatz BARTON COLLEGE Sophomore 76 241 00:37:03.2 Daniel Kerber Belmont Abbey College Sophomore 77 351 00:37:10.6 Grady Gaston Pfeiffer University Sophomore 78 243 00:37:32.6 Harris Moriarity Belmont Abbey College Sophomore 79 340 00:37:52.0 Michael Hodge Mount Olive College Freshman 80 345 00:42:31.0 Carley Moore Mount Olive College Junior 81 218 00:42:52.0 Phillip Averre BARTON COLLEGE Freshman