Huntingdon competes in USA South Cross Country Championships

Huntingdon competes in USA South Cross Country Championships

MARYVILLE, Tenn. – The Huntingdon cross country program competed in the USA South Conference Championships on Friday.

In a 12-team field, the Huntingdon men placed 11th with a score of 289 points. Huntingdon competed with one runner in the women's race.


Notable: Berea won both the men's 8,000-meter race and the women's 6,000-meter race. The Berea men won with a score of 16 points and the women won with a score of 26 points.


Winning Times:

Men: 26:24.2  – Tanner Carson, Berea

Women: 23:07.8  – Makayla Lawler, Methodist


How the Hawks Finished


Chris Matise – 31:37.8 (52nd of 94)

Alex Cole – 33:17.3 (65th)

Taylor Chestnutt – 33:43.1 (67th)

Trevor Berry – 37:52.9 (83rd)

Abraham Moreno – 38:42.6 (85th)



Dalyla Purifoy – 33:32.6 (84th of 114)


All-Conference Teams: The USA South announced the All-Conference teams and the Sportsmanship teams following the championships. Alex Cole was named to the All-Sportsmanship team for the Huntingdon men and Dalyla Purifoy was named for the Huntingdon women.