2017-18 Cross Country News

  • Beard, Gilreath earn All-Academic honors
    February 13, 2018
    Mars Hill's Brandon Beard and Gil Gilreath earned individual All-Academic honors by the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches of America (USTFCCCA), as announced last Thursday.
  • Lions take 5th at NCAA DII Southeast Region Cross Country Championships
    November 04, 2017
    Brandon Beard and Garrett Farrimond helped lead the Lions to a fifth place finish Saturday morning at the NCAA DII Southeast Regional Cross Country Championships in Wingate, North Carolina.
  • Mars Hill finishes sixth in SAC Championships
    October 21, 2017
    The Mars Hill Lions repeat bid was halted at the South Atlantic Championship Saturday morning. Mars Hill finished sixth overall with a total time of 2:13:33.96.
  • Mars Hill looks to repeat at SAC Championships
    October 20, 2017
    The Mars Hill cross country teams will head to Hickory, North Carolina for the South Atlantic Conference Championships Saturday, October 21. The meets are scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m.
  • Lions finish fourth in lead up to SAC Championships
    October 13, 2017
    The Mars Hill Lions turned in an impressive fourth place finish at the Queen City Invitational Friday afternoon. Noah Allison was the top runner for the team, finishing the 8K in 25:10.00, a new personal record.
  • Mars Hill places 7th at Royals XC Classic
    September 29, 2017
    The Lions placed seventh overall at the Royals XC Classic Friday evening.  Brandon Beard was the top runner for Mars Hill, placing 26th in a field of 191 runners.
  • Mars Hill takes 1st at Cougar Invitational
    September 23, 2017
    The Mars Hill Lions' men's cross country team took first place at the 14th Annual Columbus State Cougar Invitational.  Three Lions' runners placed in the top five.
  • Allison, Resor lead several Lions to personal best times
    September 09, 2017
    Several Mars Hill Lions accomplished their personal best times during the 8K race at the Furman Invitational Saturday morning.  Noah Allison led the way, setting a new personal best time on the course from last year's race.
  • Allison with strong performance in season opener
    September 01, 2017
    The Mars Hill Lions men's cross country team kicked off their season at the Covered Bridge Cross Country Meet hosted by Appalachian State Friday evening.  Noah Allison finished 25th overall and 2nd in D-II with a time of 26:57.50.
  • Mars Hill slated to repeat in preseason poll
    August 30, 2017
    The Mars Hill men's cross country team received eight first-place votes and is the favorite to win the SAC championship, per the league's preseason poll announced Wednesday. The Lions will look to repeat as conference champions heading into the 2017 campaign.