A student news site of Columbia College

The PostScript

CC Cross Country hosts first home meet

Seniors+recognized+after+the+meet.%0APictured+left+to+right%3A+Helen+Taylor%2C+communications+major%3B+Irene+Requena%2C+%0Aglobal+business+and+accounting+major%3B+Miyonta+Mavins%2C+psychology+and+%0Abiology+major+and+Annika+Wicht%2C+global+business+and+accounting+major.
Seniors recognized after the meet.
Pictured left to right: Helen Taylor, communications major; Irene Requena, 
global business and accounting major; Miyonta Mavins, psychology and 
biology major and Annika Wicht, global business and accounting major.

Seniors recognized after the meet. Pictured left to right: Helen Taylor, communications major; Irene Requena, global business and accounting major; Miyonta Mavins, psychology and biology major and Annika Wicht, global business and accounting major.

Helen Taylor

Helen Taylor

Seniors recognized after the meet. Pictured left to right: Helen Taylor, communications major; Irene Requena, global business and accounting major; Miyonta Mavins, psychology and biology major and Annika Wicht, global business and accounting major.

Temiloluwa Adeyemi, staff writer

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






After three meets this season, the Cross Country team competed in their first-ever home meet Oct. 7, Koala Classic Cross Country Invitational, at SOAR Fields, located at 5637 Bush River Rd, in Columbia.

Lauren Glencross, junior psychology & behavioral science major, takes a rest after the 5k race.

Despite the rain, the team ended with a third place overall finish. The team consists of nine runners: seniors- Annika Wicht, Miyonta Mavins, Irene Requena, Helen Taylor; juniors- Lauren Glencross, Qu’Essence Gillison; sophomores- Caroline Dempsey, Alyssa Waibel and first-year Brittany Robbins. All except Robbins and Gillison ran in the Koala Classic.

The team began their season with a fourth place overall finish at the Palmetto State Invitational at Columbia International University Sept. 2, followed by a fourth place finish at the Winthrop Invitational Sept. 16.

Waibel and Glencross strike a CC pose after the 5k race at the Koala Classics.

 Alyssa Weibel, sophomore psychology major, led the Koalas with a first place finish at the USC-Aiken Pacers College Invitational Sept. 30.

“The women have been working so hard this year,” Travis Nichols, head coach of the Cross Country team, said.

The next race will be Oct. 21 at the Sandshark Invitational at the University of South Carolina-Beaufort. To find out more about the Cross Country team, and all teams in season, check the website and Twitter page.

Cross Country team at USC Aiken.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Navigate Right
Navigate Left
  • CC Cross Country hosts first home meet

    Community

    College students struggle with school/work balance

  • CC Cross Country hosts first home meet

    Community

    Strive towards a career in student affairs

  • CC Cross Country hosts first home meet

    News

    Dove apologizes for three-second ad

  • CC Cross Country hosts first home meet

    Arts & Entertainment

    Blade Runner: 2049 tackles existential questions

  • CC Cross Country hosts first home meet

    Community

    How to help survivors of domestic violence

  • CC Cross Country hosts first home meet

    Community

    Fight back against stress

  • CC Cross Country hosts first home meet

    Arts & Entertainment

    CCDC offers To Go Show series

  • CC Cross Country hosts first home meet

    Community

    10 Things I wish I knew as a First Year

  • CC Cross Country hosts first home meet

    Community

    Columbia College hosts last Tournées Film Festival

  • CC Cross Country hosts first home meet

    Community

    LGBT History month celebrated community’s accomplishments

A student news site of Columbia College
CC Cross Country hosts first home meet