Scheve, Gaffney lead harriers again
Sunday, September 30, 2012

LEBANON, Tenn. – William Scheve and Keaton Gaffney paced the men’s and women’s cross country teams Saturday at the 22nd Annual Rhodes College Invitational on Saturday in Memphis, Tenn.

Scheve finished 96th overall among 150 harriers in 32:01 on the 8K Shelby Farms course, leading the Bulldog men. Freshman Nathan Berget placed 100th in 32:40, while Zach Shelton and Tyler Shankles were 102nd (34:23) and 104th (35:35), respectively. Devin Richard finished 105th (36:01) and David Cheers came across in 110th (39:10).

Cumberland finished 16th among 18 teams in a field that included NCAA Division I, II and III squads and just two NAIA institutions.

Gaffney led the women’s team for the second straight race, placing 78th in 24:00. Meghan White (24:05) and Musheda Ali Haji (24:57) finished 80th and 84th, respectively, while Shelby Oglesby (26:15) and Chelsea Reeves (26:20) were 90th and 92nd.

Cumberland finished 15th among 17 teams in a field that included NCAA Division I, II and III squads and just two NAIA institutions.

The men’s and women’s cross country teams race again October 13 in the Viking Open at Berry College in Mount Berry, Ga.

MEN’S TEAM RESULTS
1. Univ. of Memphis 26
2. Rhodes College 121
3. UT Martin 127
4. Arkansas State 143
5. Hendrix College 173
t6. Univ. of the South 200
t6. Greenville College 200
8. Arkten Track Club 211
9. Blue Mountain College 224
10. Christian Brothers 262
11. Central Arkansas 266
12. Union Univ. 301
13. Victory Univ. 317
14. North Alabama 318
15. Millsaps College 338
16. Cumberland Univ. 507
17. Lane College 550
18. Lemoyne-Owen 561

MEN’S INDIVIDUAL RESULTS
96. William Scheve 32:01
100. Nathan Berget 32:40
102. Zach Shelton 34:23
104. Tyler Shankles 35:35
105. Devin Rickard 36:01
110. David Cheers 39:10

WOMEN’S TEAM RESULTS
1. Univ. of Memphis 28
2. Rhodes College 64
3. Union Univ. 71
4. UT Martin 106
5. Univ. of the South 128
6. North Alabama 174
7. Blue Mountain College 190
8. Central Arkansas 210
9. Millsaps College 221
10. Arkten Track Club 298
11. Greenville College 332
12. Hendrix College 360
13. Victory Univ. 394
14. Christian Brothers 262
15. Cumberland Univ. 424
16. Lane College 459
17. Lemoyne-Owen 477

WOMEN’S INDIVIDUAL RESULTS
78. Keaton Gaffney 24:00
80. Meghan White 24:05
84. Musheda Ali Haji 24:57
90. Shelby Oglesby 26:15
92. Chelsea Reeves 26:20