SPARTANBURG, S.C. - The Carson-Newman cross country team opened
the 2009 season on Saturday by competing in the 26th annual Eye
Opener Invitational at Milliken Research Park in Spartanburg, South
The Lady Eagles placed fifth out of the 17 teams competing. Freshman Brooke Earhart (Dickson, Tenn.) had a stellar debut, finishing fourth individually with a time of 19:32 in the 5K event. She shaved 20 seconds off her high school personal best.
The Eagles placed 10th as a team, led by the 14th-place finish of Jonathan Madden (Franklin, Tenn.). The junior preseason All-SAC selection turned in a time of 28:01 in the 8K race.
C-N's next meet is on Sept. 18 as it will compete in the Mountaineer Open in Boone, N.C.
September 26, 2009 Carson-Newman Cross Country Competes At Pre-National Invitational Saturday
September 18, 2009 Freshman Earhart Brings Strong Finish for Lady Eagles
September 5, 2009 Carson-Newman Cross Country Teams Compete in Eye Opener Invitational
September 4, 2009 Carson-Newman Cross Country Teams to Begin 2009 Season on Saturday