BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- After finishing in 56th at the UNA Invitational, Megan Adams (West Liberty-Salem HS) was named the Gulf South Conference freshman of the week. Adams ran the 5K race in 18:01 to come in 54th. She helped the Lee University women's cross country team earn a seventh-place finish at the North Alabama Showcase.
The Lady Flames, ranked No. 10 in NCAA Division II, placed three runners in the top 40 on their way to recording 204 points. Alabama was the top team with 73 points, while Kentucky was right behind with 78. Georgia Tech (110), Auburn (125) and Kennesaw State (189) rounded out the top five teams. Southern Miss was just ahead of Lee in sixth with 196 points.
The Lady Flames will be in action again on October 1 in the 21st Annual Live in Lou Cross Country Classic at E.P. "Tom" Sawyer State Park in Louisville, Kentucky.
The 50th Annual Ohio Caverns Max Evans Memorial Invitational is set for Saturday, September 24th, 2022. The day kicks off with the Big Orange Alumni 5K and Youth 1 Mile Run starting at 8:00 a.m. Both races are open to the public. Registration is at the link below. Race day registration is also available from 7:00-7:30 a.m.
After the Alumni Run you can support the state ranked Big Orange cross country teams.
8:40 a.m. High School Girls
9:20 a.m. High School Boys
10:00 a.m. Middle School Girls
10:30 a.m. Middle School Boys
After the races, we will be celebrating our Big Orange seniors, Owen Harrison, Michael Jones, Chandler McCafferty and Micah Smith. Finally, make a day of it with a tour of the Ohio Caverns. Go Big Orange!