by Hawks Sports Information Department
Fayetteville, NC - The Chowan Men's and Women's Cross Country team finished fourth and seventh at the 2017 Methodist University Monarch Classic on Saturday morning.
FINAL | Men- Fourth Place, Women - Seventh Place
LOCATION | Fayetteville, NC (Methodist University Campus)
HOW IT HAPPENED
For the Women
- Freshman Lela Knight led the way with a ninth place finish trekking the 6k course in 29:12.77
- Elizabeth Stokes picked up a 35th place finish with a time of 35:12.72 while teammate Raven Finley-Flowers completed the course in 39:01.07 for a 45th place finish.
- Chasity Henderson (52)and Kiona Purvis (64)also competed for the Blue and White.
For the Men
- With a team score of 141 Ghassan Alansi paced the Hawks with a 33:23.36 course time and placed 21stin a field of 55.
- George Kattan and Jalen Thomas pushed each other for a 28th and 29th place finish respectively. Kattan completed the 8k in 35:31.48 while Thomas crossed the line in 35:43.26
- Kevin Taylor also took the course for Chowan to place 33rd with a 37:01.21 finish time.
- Sadiq Amzat rounded out the scoring for the Hawks with a 40:27.83 course time.
The Hawks will compete in the HBCU Challenge when they travel to Cary, NC on Oct 7TH