Elizabethton, Tenn. - The 2009 Lees-McRae College Bobcats men's
cross-country might be one of the best the program has ever offered
as they cruised to a win at the Stampede at the Shoals Cross
Head coach Thomas Cason earned his first win as the new
four-team race, Lees-McRae finished 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th 8th and
15th and won the event with a score of 20 to beat Milligan,
Tusculum and Emory and Henry.
sophomores Michael Davis (Independence, Va.) and Craig Simpkins
(Boiling Springs, S.C.) leading the way finishing second and third
respectively. The 6k course was run at Sycamore Shoals National
"It was good
for me to see the guys race after watching them in workouts," Cason
said. "We have some work to do, but this should be a fun year for
all of us as we strive for our goals everyday."
Up next for
the Bobcats will be the Mountaineer Open, at The Greenway Fields in
Boone, Friday, September 18th at 5 p.m.