Grimesland, N.C. – In their final tune-up before the ASUN Championships, the USC Upstate cross country teams saw 11 new personal bests including two times that rank in the top-10 in program history at their specific distance.
The men's team finished in sixth place while the women's team finished in seventh place.
- Dorian Jones finished with a new personal best time of 25:19.41. Jones' time is the fifth-fastest time in school history at the 8K distance.
- Marcy Bradshaw continued her strong freshman season as she finished her first collegiate 6K race with a time of 23:18.79. Bradshaw holds the eighth-fastest time in school history at that distance.
- The women finished with a team average time of 24:17.90 while the men finished with an average time of 26:30.92.
- Bradshaw, Kelsey Warren, Fatima Pedroza and Mia Davis each finished with a new personal best for the women's team. On the men's side, Jones, Jacob Coccia, Jared Coccia, Roman Mealing, Marcus Miles, Cory Tate and Derek Schumacher finished with their fastest times.
- Bakri Abushouk of East Carolina was the individual winner of the men's race. Duke was the top finishing team, edging East Carolina by one point.
- East Carolina's Grace Sullivan finished in first place in the women's race. College of Charleston was the team winner.
Upstate Women's Results (6K)
25: Marcy Bradshaw – 23:18.79
39: Kelsey Warren – 24:16.92
41: Shamia Thompson – 24:34.42
42: Mia Davis – 24:34.62
46: Fatima Pedroza – 24:44.73
49: Alicia Chavez – 25:11.24
52: Leah Jostes – 25:25.78
55: Krysta Pierstorff – 25:42.96
Upstate Men's Results (8K)
16: Dorian Jones- 25:51.20
44: Jacob Coccia – 26:21.12
53: Roman Mealing – 26:46.89
61: Jared Coccia – 26:59.03
63: Abraham Hernandez – 27:08.13
70: Marcus Miles – 27:27.79
73: Ereck Lewis – 27:42.77
80: Cory Tate – 27:56.94
85: Derek Schumacher – 28:44.77
- Upstate will run at the ASUN Championship in Kennesaw, Ga. on Oct. 28.
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