NOTRE DAME, Ind. — Clemson’s cross country team’s third meet of the season took place today at the Joe Piane Invitational, hosted by Notre Dame. over 20 men’s and women’s teams competed including seven from the ACC. The Tigers finished sixth in the women’s race and 18th in the men’s competition.
Freshman Fabiane Meyer led the Tiger women for the third consecutive meet with her time of 17:45.9, good for 17th in the competition of 171 participants. Andrea Foster also found herself near the top of the group with a time of 18:10.4, the 29th fastest of the race.
Sawyer Dagan returned to the top of the Clemson leaderboard. His five mile time of 25:44.7 was 47th fastest in the competition. He was trailed by Samuel Garringer who ran a 26:10.8 to finish 66th. The Tigers and head coach Vicky Pounds are looking to continue to get healthier and build towards the ACC Championships at the end of October.
“Trust in the process and trust in the training and continue to work hard.” said Pounds. “Just trying to stay fresh and be ready for that conference championship.”
Clemson has one more opportunity to tune things up before that aforementioned conference championship in Notre Dame. The team will travel to Birmingham, Alabama to compete at the Blazer Classic on Saturday, October 16.
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