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ETSU men's cross country moves into second in A-Sun Coaches Poll
Wednesday, September 12, 2007
MACON, Ga. (Sept. 12, 2007) - The ETSU men's cross country team did not take long to make some noise among the conference ranks, as they moved ahead Kennesaw State for second place in this week's Atlantic Sun Conference coaches poll.
The Bucs entered the preseason ranked third in the conference, but after their first meet this past weekend at the Virginia Tech Invitational, ETSU showed enough firepower to surpass the Owls for second. ETSU trails conference leader Belmont by 22 points, and holds the slimmest margin over Kennesaw, 122 to 121.
Junior Jeff Crane (Taylors, S.C.) led the Bucs last weekend at Blacksburg, Va., finishing the 6,000-meter race second overall with a mark of 18:42. Joining Crane in the top-10 was senior Jordan Ladd (
The men will look to continue its climb up the A-Sun ladder this weekend, as ETSU competes in the Winthrop/Asics Invitational on Saturday in Rock Hill, S.C. The ETSU women's cross country team will also be in action this Friday, when they run at the
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