Meade (Alpharetta, Ga) bested the old mark by nearly a minute, finishing 191st on a very challenging course with strong wind gusts. The freshman now holds every PC record from the 6k to the 10k.
Duncan Gotfredson (Berkeley Lake, Ga) also beat the old record, crossing in 34:59. Chris Sacco (Rock Hill, SC) set a PR by nearly two minutes at 36:30 as did senior Reid McCandless (Fort Mill, SC) at 36:41. Senior Caleb Weathers (Woodruff, SC) ran a 40 second PR at 38:44 to finish fifth for PC in his last collegiate race. Alex Johnson (Lexington, SC) battled through a strain to finish his first 10k in 39:18.
Louisville used two top-10 runners to seal the team title with 77 points. Runners-up Virginia (96 points) also earned an automatic bid to the NCAA Nationals next week. Virginia Tech’s Thomas Curtin won the individual 10k title with a time of 29:07.
The Blue Hose finished 32nd with 1000 points and average time of 36:15. Longwood finished one place higher with 982 points and average time of 36:14.
It was the final race of the year for both Presbyterian College cross country teams.