The Lipscomb cross country squad ended another record-breaking campaign on Friday morning as its season came to an end at the NCAA Division I South Regionals in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
After another historically successful Atlantic Sun campaign, the Lipscomb cross country team is once again heading to the NCAA Division I South Regionals in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Wes Sherman ran cross country and track during the NAIA era. He planned a career in the sciences, but the art bug bit him hard and he has spent his career as a painter.
The Lipscomb cross country team had five student-athletes receive Atlantic Sun Academic All-Conference honors, as announced by the league offices on Wednesday. Ball was named the A-Sun Women’s Cross Country Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
For the third year in a row, the Lipscomb women’s and men’s teams swept the Atlantic Sun Cross Country Championships. The win was the fifth in a row for the women’s program, tying an A-Sun record, and the third consecutive for the men’s squad.
The Lipscomb cross country program heads into Friday’s Atlantic Sun Championship with two streaks on the line. The women’s team has won four consecutive titles, while the men have won back-to-back championships.
Lipscomb junior Jake Poyner snagged the final Atlantic Sun Men’s Cross Country Runner of the Week award of the season, as announced by the league office on Wednesday. Poyner, who finished 13th out of 218 runners at the Crimson Classic on Friday, ran a time of 24:53.73.
In the final meet of the regular season, the Lipscomb cross country squad went out on a strong note at the Crimson Classic hosted by the University of Alabama on Friday. Both the men’s and women’s teams showed strong results, with the men finishing third and the women placing seventh.
The Lipscomb cross country squad hits the ground running this weekend at the Crimson Classic for its final meet before the Atlantic Sun Championships. With the A-Sun Championships coming up on Oct. 30th, the Bisons will use this weekend’s meet as a primer for the postseason.
Lipscomb junior Christian Freeman has been name the Atlantic Sun Men’s Cross Country Runner of the Week. This was the Bisons’ first weekly honor in the men’s category since 2011. Freeman ran the fastest 8K time in the conference for the week and for the season thus far (24:33.18).