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Men’s Cross Country Wins State Collegiate Race

Oct. 14, 2000

GREENVILLE, S.C. – The Clemson men’s cross country team finished second overall at the Furman Invitational while collecting the South Carolina State Collegiate title Saturday morning in a combined results meet. The Tigers finished ten points behind the University of Kentucky with a score of 123. It is the first time an all-freshman team has won the South Carolina state title, and Clemson finished all five scorers in the top ten runners.

Freshman David Adams paced the Tigers with a tenth place finish in the Furman Invitational (25:51) and a second place finish in the State meet. Mike Barton finished 27th with a time of 26:30 while Joe Harris was 31st with a time of 26:35. Ryan Fenton finished 48th in 26:58 and Travis Alexander ran a time of 27:02 to finish 50th. Brantlee Milner was 98th overall with a time of 28:08 while Nick Luden was 145th with a time of 29:29. In State meet results, Barton finished sixth, Harris was eighth, Fenton was ninth and Alexander was tenth. Milner finished 24th and Luden was 40th overall.

Clemson has an open date next Saturday and then the men’s and women’s team compete at the ACC Championships on Oct. 28 in Raleigh, NC.

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