UNCG women first, men second at Guilford XC Carnival

UNCGSpartans.com 09-02-2011
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GREENSBORO, N.C.Kelly Montague's individual title on the women's side helped propel her team to top team honors and the men's squad earned runner-up honors at the Guilford College XC Carnival on Saturday.

Montague won the women's 5k race with a time of 19:50.99 and teammate Ali Cupito finished in second place in her first race at UNCG with a time of 20:03.06. Jade Farlow, Chelsea Willette, Michelle Chewens and Shannon Hall were right behind that duo as they finished fifth through eighth.

As a team, the women's squad ran away with the team title as they scored an amazing 18 points. Winston-Salem State was far behind with 63 points in second place and Newberry finished in third with 99 points.

Tyron Alston led the men's squad as he finished in second place with a time of 16:01.15. True freshmen Dylan Belles and Asher Hertzburg weren't too far behind as they finished in eighth and ninth place, respectively.

The men's team was edged out for the team title as they scored a total of 46 points. Guilford College took the team title with 45 total points and Winston-Salem State came in third with 64 points.

The Spartans will return to action on Sept. 17 as the entire team will compete at the Elon Invitational.



Men's results:
2. Tyron Alston, 16:01.15; 8. Dylan Belles, 16:59.26; 9. Asher Hertzburg, 17:05.65; 14. John Teeter, 17:20.15; 15. Eric Williams, 17:28.51

Team scores:
1. Guilford College, 45
2. UNCG, 46
3. Winston-Salem State, 64
4. Newberry, 96
5. Tusculum, 117
6. Randolph College, 125
7. Livingstone, 186

Women's results:
1. Kelly Montague, 19:50.99; 2. Ali Cupito, 20:03.06; 5. Jade Farlow, 21:12.25; 6. Chelsea Willette, 21:23.91; 7. Michelle Chewens, 21:26.47; 8. Shannon Hall, 21:26.97; 13. Emily Vasquez, 22:16.52

Team scores:
1. UNCG, 18
2. Winston-Salem State, 63
3. Newberry, 99
4. Guilford College, 118
5. Randolph College, 122
6. Chowan, 168
7. Tusculum, 176
8. Salem, 197
9. Ferrum, 243

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