Cross Country: Brandner earns USA South all-conference honors

Cross Country: Brandner earns USA South all-conference honors

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Lauren Brandner earned all-conference honors at the USA South Championships on Saturday. Both the men and women finished sixth in their championship meets.

Brandner, a freshman, finished 16th with a time of 26:35.17 in the 6K run. The finish earned her a spot on the USA South All-Conference third team.

Brandner was followed by Evan Brasselle (32:19.11), Megan Tipsword (32:38.34), Kelsey Harris (36:43.08) and Sara Morton (37:37.4).

For the men, Chase McCulley led the way with an 18th place finish. McCulley had a time of 31:04.31 over the 8K course.

McCulley was followed by Jordan Richardson (37:13.28), Joe Strickland (37:40.55), Robert Harste (39:49.6), Sam Curtis (41:44.5) and Blake Shuler (47:43.98).

McCulley and Tipsword were selected to their respective All-Sportsmanship teams.