In the closest of margins, the Griffins won the 2011 men’s cross country championship. SHU registered 44 points while Wheeling Jesuit finished with 45. West Virginia Wesleyan’s 50-point total earned the team the bronze medal.
Concord was fourth (130) and Alderson-Broaddus’ 143 points rounded out the top five. Glenville State recorded 201 points for sixth while Fairmont State (205) and Ohio Valley (206) were right behind the Pioneers.
Davis & Elkins 232 points were good enough for ninth. West Liberty (242) and Bluefield State (347) completed the field.
Dustin Wood led the Pioneers as he finished tenth place with a time of 27:17.80. Marlon Henry finished 41st with a time of 29:32.86 while Ben Proudfoot came in 45th with a time of 30:01.37.
Chris Hunter finished 51st while Boris Nimcevic finished 64th. Tyler Wilson rounded out the Pioneers as he finished 71st.
On the women’s side Seton Hill edged Wheeling Jesuit to win the WVIAC Championship.
West Virginia Wesleyan’s 83 points were good enough for third.
Concord was fourth, besting Alderson-Broaddus by a mere point. West Liberty garnered the sixth spot with 155 points while the University of Charleston was sixth (163 points). Davis & Elkins took eighth while Fairmont State (234) and Pitt-Johnstown (270) rounded out the top 10. The teams were followed by Ohio Valley (292), Glenville State (366) and Bluefield State (396).
Danielle Perkins finished 69th for the Lady Pioneers with a time of 27:55.43 while Krystle Bailey finished 71st with a time of 27:58.73.
Also for GSC Courtney Rzepka placed 85th while Kayleigh Huck placed 91st and Kaylan Hunt finished 94th.