Cary, NC- On Saturday, September 24, the Coker College Cross Country Teams competed in the Great American Invite Meet in Cary, NC and Coach Ley Fletcher was very please with the way his guys performed at the meet. “We had our best meet on the men's side since I have been at Coker College we ran against some of the best junior college, NAIA, and NCAA Division II teams in the country.  We beat two teams ranked in front of us in the region, # 1 ranked Mars Hill, and # 5 ranked Anderson and we defeated them both.”


In the Women’s race the Lady Cobras did not fair quite as well as the men, coming in 14th place. Sophomore Noell Sharbono/Pembroke Pines, FL led the way for the Cobras coming in at 24:00, while freshman Shannon Townley/Anniston, AL was close on Sharbono’s heels coming in at 24:07. Rounding out the field for the women were Rnesha Baldwin/Bolingbrooke, IL, at 25:04, Elizabeth Cox/N. Myrtle Beach, SC, at 29:06 and Jennifer Graham at 31:07.


The Cobra Cross Country Teams next meet is the Disney Cross Country Classic in Orlando, FL on October 8.