past weekend the cycling team traveled to the University of Georgia
to compete. Saturday in the men's A race Robert Jameson finished
third, Stuart Lamp finished fourth and Brent Bookwater finished
the Team Time Trial Sunday morning the team of Brent, Stuart, Taylor
Tolleson and Ed Burress won the event. More results will be posted
for the entire weekend, but with this weeks performance the team has
qualified for Nationals in May. They have basically wrapped up the
Div II conference title at this point with two races left.
Please plan on coming out this weekend to cheer on these great
athletes at our home race. This will be the last regular event of
the season before conference finals April 23 and 24 at Cumberland
University. Thanks to everyone for their support.
Saturday morning was the men's
road race. In the A group Robert Jameson finished 3, Stuart
Lamp 4, Brent Bookwater 5 and Taylor Tolleson 20. In the men's
B group Preston Anderson finished 5 and Danny Marquardt 7. In
the women's A group Clara Beard finished 3 and Monique Hein 6.
In the women's B group Katie Getchell finished 10.
Sunday morning there was a Team
Time Trial. In the mens' group the Lees-McRae A team took the
top spot and the B team finished 8. The Women's team of Clara
and Monique finished a very strong 2.
Sunday afternoon was the Crit.
Once again the A men took many of the point spots. Luke Winger
finished 6, Brent 7, Stuart 9, Taylor 10, Robert 15 and Wes
Shirey 17. In the Men's B race Danny raced a great race and
finished 2, Gonzalo Escobar finished 5 and Preston finished 12.
In the Women's A race Clara finished 3 and Monique finished 5.
The team total in points was 842 for first place in Division II
by over 500 points and second overall in the conference behind
only the Div I team of UGA.
The cycling team now has a 1000
point lead in the Div II standings over second place Cumberland
University and is third overall in the conference behind The
University of Florida and the University of Georgia.