Mara Smith named to the All-SoCon Second Team; Breaks her own school record in the 5K.
The men's and women's cross country teams head to Charleston, S.C. for the 2011 Southern Conference Men's and Women's Cross Country Championships held at the Trophy Lakes course.
Men's and women's teams finish in the top six.
WCU will compete with 20 teams, including three from the SoCon.
2009 Cross Country Results:
|09/14||WCU Invitational||12:39.38 (17)|
|09/19||Winthrop/Asics Invite||19:48.33 (28)|
|10/02||Charlotte Invitational||19:05.04 (46)|
|10/16||Blue Ridge Open||20:09.08 (90)|
|10/31||SoCon Championships||19:27.04 (31)|
|11/14||NCAA Regionals||23:33.86 (159)|
High School: Four-year letterwinner at Lincoln High School... Won two time North Carolina State Champion in the 3200-meter run in 2007 and 2008... Claimed the North Carolina State Title in the 800-meter run (2:21) during her senior season...Finished her career as the school's record holder in the 800-meter run (2:21), the 1600-meter run (5:25), the 3200-meter run (11:30) and the 5K cross country event in a time of 18:44... Also played varsity basketball and soccer... Coached by Jeff Cloninger.
Personal: Full name is Morgan Leigh Turner ... Daughter of Darren and Connie Turner.