Written by Darcy Waskiewics, Sports Editor
The Furman men’s and women’s cross-country teams soared at the 2019 NCAA Southeast Region Championships on Friday. The women’s team, who are ranked 14th, finished in second place, while the 31st ranked men’s team finished in fourth place.
The women’s second-place finish automatically qualified the team for the NCAA Championships. Senior Gabbi Jennings claimed a second-place finish in the women’s 6k race with a time of 19:55.0, and senior Savannah Carnahan finished right after in third place with a time of 20.07.5. Junior Krissy Gear finished the 6k race in 12th place and senior Emma Grace Hurley finished in 16th place. All four Paladin runners earned All-Southeast Region honors after their high place finishes in the race.