Women's Cross Country

3 CONFERENCE CAROLNAS CHAMPIONSHIPS

Barton earns All-Region, King finishes 13th at NCAA Regional

Barton earns All-Region, King finishes 13th at NCAA Regional

OAKWOOD, Ga. – The King University women's cross country team finished 13th at the NCAA Southeast Region Cross Country Championship on Saturday morning. The Tornado were led by All-Southeast Region performer Kirstin Barton who finished 20th.

THE BASICS
KING RESULTS: 13th of 23
LOCATION: University of North Georgia Gainesville Campus; Oakwood, Ga.
DISTANCE: 6k

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Barton crossed the tape in 23:30.18, finishing 20th and setting a personal record by 47 seconds.
  • Kaitlin Rivera came in next for King with a time of 24:52.83, taking 59th place.
  • Meg Davis wasn't far behind, finishing in 25:06.56.
  • Crossing the finish line next for King was Rebekah Thomas who finished in 25:21.27.
  • Brianna Barrett came in next with a time of 26:45.72 and Christina Fulcher wasn't far behind with a time of 26:46.35.
  • Hannah Kusmierz rounded out the team with a time of 28:46.86.

FOR THE FOES

  • Queens University was the regional champion while Flagler College finished second and Anderson University took third.
  • Leah Hanle of the University of Mount Olive was the individual champion with a time of 21:39.36.

BEYOND THE RESULTS

  • Barton earned All-Region honors, becoming the first Tornado to garner All-Region recognition since 2014 when Amelia Martin was named All-Region.