BOILING SPRINGS – The Gardner-Webb cross country team is set to wrap up the 2016 season this Friday as the Runnin' Bulldogs compete at the 2016 Big South Conference Cross Country Championships in Asheville, N.C.
The meet, hosted by UNC Asheville, will take place at the Asheville Christian Academy, with action beginning with the women's 5K race at 10:30 am, followed by the men's 8K race at 11:30 am.
The Runnin' Bulldogs competed earlier this year on the same course at the UNC Asheville Invitational on September 10th. Christopher Lile (Waynesville, N.C.) led the men's squad with a time of 27:31.08, followed closely by Keaton Poole (Spindale, N.C.) who timed in at 27:36.31. Gabrielle Cortese (Franklin Springs, Ga.) led the way for the women's team with a time of 20:29.22, with Jenna Ford (Wasilla, Alaska) just behind with a mark of 20:36.59.
For more information about the 2016 Big South Conference Cross Country Championships, visit http://bigsouthsports.com/tournaments/?id=4.