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2 USAC NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS & 3 SECCC CHAMPIONSHIPS

Edwards, Wenger highlight Tornado weekend at Lees-McRae

Photo credit: Fausto Crapiz
Photo credit: Fausto Crapiz

BANNER ELK, N.C. – The King University cycling team had a decent weekend at the Lees-McRae race. Alan Edwards led the way on Saturday, winning the cross country race while Sydney Wenger took a pair of top five finishes on the women's side.

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Matthew Owen led the men's category A riders in the cross country race with a 12th place finish.
  • Fausto Crapiz and Eric Hubbs followed with 14th and 16th place finishes, respectively.
  • Coming in 28th was Jameson Simms and Alan Barrows took 30th. Nolan Tankersley rounded out the squad with a 31st place finish.
  • In the men's category C cross country race, Edwards came away with the win and Taylor White finished ninth.
  • On the women's side, Wenger finished fourth in the women's category A cross country race while Kate Dietrich finished 11th and Abby Hobbs took 12th.
  • The Tornado struggled in the short track as Owen led the men's A group with an 11th place finish. Crapiz took 12th and Hubbs finished 18th.
  • In the men's C race, Edwards finished fourth and White took 14th.
  • Wenger led the way for the women, taking fifth while Dietrich took 10th. Hobbs rounded out the group with a 14th place finish.
  • In the short track relay, the quartet of Dietrich, Wenger, Owen and Hubbs finished third.

UP NEXT

  • King will be in action again on September 30 and October 1 at Lindsey Wilson.