Concord, N.C. - The 6th nationally ranked University of Mount Olive men's cross country team won their sixth consecutive Conference Carolinas Championship with a perfect team score (15 team points) for the second time in three years.
Location: Concord, N.C.
INSIDE THE RESULTS
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- The Trojans finished with a perfect score of 15 points, their second perfect score in three years, with racers finishing 1-5.
- UMO had eight men finish in the top-10 and 14 in the top-20.
- Jonathan Dahlke was the first finisher of the race earning the Conference Carolinas Runner of the Year title.
- Jacob Gonzalez was the highest placing freshman coming in eighth to earn the Conference Carolinas Freshman of the Year honors.
- Head Coach Matt van Lierop earned Coach of the Year honors with his Trojans claiming their 6th title.
- Along with van Lierop the following Trojans earned All-Conference Carolinas honors:
"I'm really proud of both teams, with the men getting a perfect score and the women nearly doing it also," said head coach Matt van Lierop. "Now we need to turn our attention to getting ready for the regionals."
The Trojans will gear up for the NCAA Division II Southeast Regionals hosted by Wingate set for November 4.