Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

October 1, 2012

Concord's Peters, Callaway first in Greensboro run

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

PLEASANT GARDEN, N.C. — Concord University runners Chelsea Callaway and Robby Peters took first place overall in the women’s and men’s divisions of the Greensboro Invitational Cross Country meet on Saturday.

The two helped the CU team to a second-place overall finish. The Concord men were the highest-finishing team from NCAA Division II.

Callaway, a consistent top-10 finisher this season, recorded a time of 19:51.29. Four other Mountain Lions were in the top 17 of the 67-woman field. Rachel Williams was fifth, Vivian Ruiz ninth and Micalyn Miller 10th.

Peters won his third race of the season with a time of 26:38.33, beating out 58 other runners in one of the best fields that Concord will run against this season. Concordians Sterling Snyder finished third, Nick Lucento placed seventh and Cody Honaker was ninth.

In a final warm-up before the WVIAC Championships, CU will host the Concord Alumni Invitational at 10:15 a.m. Saturday at Pipestem State Park.


Greensboro Invitational, Concord finishes

Women — 1, Chelsea Callaway 19:51.29. 5, Rachel Williams 20:42.96. 9, Vivian Ruiz 21:27.64. 10, Micalyn Miller 21:28.02. 17, Bethany Carroll 22:02.99. 21, Cheyenne Nicely 22:16.06. 25, Courtney Vannatter 22:41.07. 26, Shawnee Carnett 22:55.24. 27, Serrena Morris 22:59.95. 30, Diane Rumrill 23:31.56.

Men — 1, Robby Peters 26:38.33. 3, Sterling Snyder 27:46.36. 7, Nick Lucento 28:40.53. 9, Cody Honaker 28:45.96. 11, Jake Munsey 29:19.31. 12, Craig Pritt 29:39.06. 14, Wes McKinney 29:59.69. 15, Brandon Perdue 30:05.96. 19, Brent Roark 30:48.12. 23, Jacob Doss 31:13.47. 35, Aaron Martin 33:29.69. Jacob Smutko 35:31.40.