Stallard picks up King’s first win at GSU

STATESBORO, Ga. - King College's Casey Stallard made program history by winning in the "C" criterium at Georgia Southern University Saturday, the first win in a race by any King rider.

Stallard, a junior from Bristol, Va., won the 25-minute race in a field of over 40 riders. He was the first King rider to win a race in program's second year.

Reid Yoder (Hoagland, Ind.) followed in ninth while David Deere (Bristol, Tenn.) and Brad Hughes (Gray, Tenn.) were 14th and 18th, respectively.

Brent Baker (Kingsport, Tenn.) rode to second in the "B" criterium race for a personal best in the 40-minute event. T.J. Killelea (Chattanooga, Tenn.) finished 11th in the race.

Ellie Ferguson (Knoxville, Tenn.) posted her third Top-10 in as many races this spring with an eighth-place performance Saturday. Caroline Gentry (Bristol, Tenn.) was not far behind in 10th.

On Sunday the cyclist will compete in the road race.