ATLANTA, Ga. – The King University cycling team had a solid weekend at the Georgia Tech race, taking seven podium finishes over the weekend. Matthew Owen led the way with a pair of first place finish while Abby Hobbs took a pair of third place finishes and a runner-up finish.
HOW IT HAPPENED
- On Saturday, Owen started with a first place finish in the men's category C road race before taking the title in the men's C criterium on Sunday.
- Hobbs started with a third two third place finishes on Saturday, starting with the women's category B road race and later the individual time trial. She ended the weekend with a runner-up finish in the women's B criterium.
- Also in the women's B criterium, Rebekah Lyndsey finished 18th.
- The trio of Fausto Crapiz, Nolan Tankersley and Kyle Ellis came in with a runner-up finish in the team time trial on Saturday.
- Earlier in the day, Crapiz took 12th in the men's category A road race before he took second in the men's A criterium on Sunday.
- Also in the men's A road race Tankersley took 31st and Alan Edwards finished 32nd. Tankersley finished 28th in Sunday's criterium.
- On Saturday, William Barnes finished seventh in the men's category D road race and Reuben Dupre finished sixth in the category B road race.
- Dupre then finished 12th in the criterium on Sunday.
- King is in action again on Saturday and Sunday at the Southeastern Collegiate Cycling Conference (SECCC) Championships hosted by Milligan College.