The University of Richmond Spiders Director of Track and Field and Cross Country, Lori Taylor and Head Men's Coach, Steve Taylor and staff announced the 2016 honorees today.
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Lucking, Clikeman Lead Spiders at Alantic 10 Championships
Back To Back! Spiders Win Second Straight Atlantic 10 XC Title
It was yet another quality outing for both Richmond Cross Country programs on Friday afternoon. The Spider women placed third among 20 teams that ran the 6k race and the men placed eighth among 22 teams that ran the 8k race.
The University of Richmond men's and women's cross country teams will be on the course for the fourth time this fall when they travel to North Carolina for the High Point VertCross Invitational.
For the third time this season the University of Richmond cross-country programs have produced the Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week. This time the Spiders sweep the awards with Miles Clikeman and Claire Brown both earning the accolade for their efforts in Sacramento over the weekend.
The University of Richmond women's cross country team finished sixth among 16 Division-I opponents over the weekend at the Sacramento Capital Cross Challenge, posting a 21:42 average in the 6K race.
Meet Central - Sacramento Capital Cross Challenge
The University of Richmond women's cross country team was the class of the Atlantic 10 last fall, and that doesn't seem to be changing anytime soon thanks in part to the efforts of Tara Hanley.
For the second time this season the University of Richmond cross-country program has produced an Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week. This time it comes from the women's program in Claire Brown who competed in the Rider Cross Country Invitational 6.15K race over the weekend.