Scheve, White pace CU cross country at Berry
Saturday, October 13, 2012
Scheve, White pace CU cross country at Berry
William Scheve was the top men's finisher for the third consecutive meet Saturday at the Viking Cross Country Open. (Credit Steve Wampler)

LEBANON, Tenn. – William Scheve and Nathan Berget paced the men and Meghan White was the top finisher for the Cumberland women Saturday at the Viking Cross Country Open on the Berry College campus in Mt. Berry, Ga.

Scheve, a senior, was the first Bulldog male to cross the finish line for the third consecutive meet, placing 76th overall with a time of 32:24.59 on the 8K course. Berget, a freshman, finished 79th in 33:48.41, while senior Zach Shelton was 82nd in 34:23.22. Sophomores Devin Rickard (34:44.81) and David Cheers (38:10.18) placed 85th and 93rd, respectively, helping the Bulldogs to a 14th-place team finish.

On the women’s side, White, a senior, came in 98th place overall in 28:56.43 on the 6K course, with freshman Keaton Gaffney two spots behind in 29:19.30. Junior Musheda Ali Haji placed 112th in 30:08.55 and junior Shelby Oglesby finished in 31:59.63.

Cumberland races again next Saturday at the Southeast Classic in Berea, Ky., before the Mid-South Conference Championships on November 3 in Rio Grande, Ohio.

WOMEN’S TEAM RESULTS
1. Emory Univ. 17
2. West Georgia 85
3. Tennessee Tech 111
4. Univ. of the South 115
5. Young Harris 127
6. SCAD-Atlanta 174
7. Berry College 193
8. Darton CC 195
9. Georgia Southwestern 233
10. Point Univ. 258
11. Gordon Colege 339
12. Oglethorpe Univ. 360
13. Chattahoochee Tech 365
14. LaGrange College 396
15. Wesleyan Univ. 446

WOMEN’S INDIVIDUAL RESULTS – 6K
98. Meghan White 28:56.43
100. Keaton Gaffney 29:19.30
112. Musheda Ali Haji 30:08.55
121. Shelby Oglesby 31:59.63

MEN’S TEAM RESULTS
1. Emory Univ. 54
2. Tennessee Tech 69
3. Berry College 100
4. Univ. of the South 102
5. Dalton CC 105
6. Young Harris 158
7. SCAD-Atlanta 173
8. West Georgia 179
9. Point Univ. 230
10. Reinhardt Univ. 294
11. Covenant College 331
12. Gordon College 354
13. Oglethorpe Univ. 405
14. Cumberland Univ. 415
15. LaGrange College 440

MEN’S INDIVIDUAL RESULTS – 8K
76. William Scheve 32:24.59
79. Nathan Berget 33:48.41
82. Zach Shelton 34:23.22
85. Devin Rickard 34:44.81
93. David Cheers 38:10.18