Noting ACC Cross Country: September, 23

Sept. 23, 2010

MEN'S

  • In his first race for NC State after transferring from Georgetown, Sandy Roberts won the individual championship at this weekend's Wolfpack Invitational. The Raleigh, N.C., native finished the 5k course in 15:11.4, edging out teammate Brian Himelright by three-tenths of second.
  • Clemson's Ty McCormack fared well in his first collegiate 8k race, finishing third individually at the Clemson Invitational on Friday, posting a time of 24:55.22 at Musser Farms course.
  • In Sunday's Mountain Dew Invitation in Gainesville, Fla., Miami freshman Conner Adams placed 14th in a field of 201 competitors. The Flower Mound, Texas, freshman's time of 25:45.40 was good enough to lead the Hurricanes to a fifth-place finish in a 19-team field.

    WOMEN'S

  • With a sixth-place finish, Maryland sophomore Julie Fricke led the Terps to the team title in Saturday's Salty Dog Invitational in Annapolis, Md. Fricke ran the 6-kilometer course in 22:51.0.
  • Clemson's Kim Ruck captured individual honors by 51 seconds and led Clemson to the team title at Saturday's Clemson Invitational. The Greer, S.C., junior turned in a personal best 5k time of 16:47.09 in earning her second career individual victory.
  • In her first collegiate race at the Wolfpack Invitational, Laura Hoerr, a true freshman from Asheville, N.C., not only set a 5k course record for the Wake Med course, she also won the women's race by 29.5 seconds.
  • Miami freshman Brooke Dovell led the Hurricanes by placing 10th in a field of 208 competitors at the Mountain Dew Invitational in Gainesville, Fla., with a time of 17:56.1. Dovell led the team to a sixth-place finish among 22 collegiate teams.