Shields named Conference Carolinas Runner of the Week
Sep 28, 2011
HIGH POINT, N.C. --- Lees-McRae College
freshman Emily Shields (Salisbury, N.C.) has been named the
Conference Carolinas women's cross country Runner of the Week for
the first time in her career, announced league officials
Shields posted another strong showing on Saturday at the
Greensboro Invitational, finishing 3rd out of 101 runners overall
and second among NCAA Division II runners with a time of 20:22. The
third-place showing for the Salisbury, N.C. native was her second
straight top-five finish, as the Bobcats placed third overall (out
of 13) and second among D-II squads in the team standings.
Lees-McRae returns to the trials on Friday when the Bobcats
travel to Charlotte, N.C. to take part in the Charlotte Cross
Country Invitational at McAlpine Park.