White, Scheve lead CU at MSC Championships
Saturday, November 3, 2012

LEBANON, Tenn. – Seniors William Scheve and Meghan White finished 43rd and 44th, respectively, leading Cumberland on Saturday at the Mid-South Conference Championships in Rio Grande, Ohio.

Cumberland’s women tied for ninth and the men were 10th among 11 teams at the conference meet on the University of Rio Grande campus, CU’s final event of the year.

White led a group of women bunched together on the 5K course for the Bulldogs, finishing in 24:13, just ahead of teammate freshman Keaton Gaffney. Junior Musheda Ali Haji placed 52nd overall in 25:05, while freshman Chelsea Reeves came in 60th in 29:08 and junior Shelby Oglesby was 10 seconds behind in 61st.

For the men, Scheve finished the 8K course in 31:43.7, while freshman Nathan Berget was 56th in 33:46.7 and junior Devin Rickard was right behind in 34:04.4. Senior Zach Shelton finished 61st in 35:02.6, sophomore Tyler Shankles was 70th in 37:20.6 and sophomore David Cheers placed 71st in 39:06.6.

TEAM RESULTS
1. Shawnee State 29
2. Univ. of the Cumberlands 62
3. Univ. of Rio Grande 78
4. Campbellsville Univ. 112
5. Georgetown College 127
6. Lindsey Wilson 146
7. UVA-Wise 210
8. St. Catharine College 257
9. Univ. of Pikeville 267
10. Cumberland Univ. 287
11. Bluefield College 290

INDIVIDUAL RESULTS – 8K
43. William Scheve 31:43.7
56. Nathan Berget 33:46.7
57. Devin Rickard 34:04.4
61. Zach Shelton 35:02.6
70. Tyler Shankles 37:20.6
71. David Cheers 39:06.6

TEAM RESULTS
1. Shawnee State 39
2. Univ. of the Cumberlands 56
3. Georgetown College 90
4. Lindsey Wilson 94
5. Campbellsville Univ. 133
6. Univ. of Rio Grande 145
7. UVA-Wise 222
8. Bluefield College 255
t9. Cumberland Univ. 262
t9. Univ. of Pikeville 262
11. St. Catharine College 296

INDIVIDUAL RESULTS – 5K
44. Meghan White 24:13
45. Keaton Gaffney 24:13
52. Musheda Ali Haji 25:05
60. Chelsea Reeves 29:08
61. Shelby Oglesby 29:18