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Oliver Wilson-Cook
Oliver Wilson-Cook set a new personal record at the NCAA Regionals..
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App State Cross Country Competes at NCAA Regionals

App State junior Oliver Wilson-Cook and sophomore Linnea Maynard led the charge for the Mountaineers in the men’s 10K and women’s 6K, respectively, at the NCAA Southeast Regional in Louisville, Ky. on Friday.

Wilson-Cook placed 56th individually in the men’s race with a personal best 10K time of 31:01.1. Junior Ben Datte and sophomore Chase Burrell were next to cross the finish line, clocking personal bests of 31:40.4 and 31:40.6 to place 82nd and 83rd, respectively. Sophomore Dwayne Lillie clocked a 10K personal best of 32:02.3 to place 99th overall. The men’s squad placed 14th in the team standings with 418 points. The men’s team also placed 14th at last season’s regional meet.

In the women’s 6K, Maynard clocked a time of 22:33.3, finishing 114th overall. Next to cross the finish line was junior Annie Amundsen, who stopped the clock at 22:44.1 (PR) and sophomore Karsyn Kane, who clocked a time of 22:46.5 (PR). In the team standings, App State placed 26th with 695 points.

Charlotte’s Nickolas Scudder clinched first in the men’s race with a time of 29:42.8 to advance to the NCAA Championships. North Carolina and Virginia took first and second in the team standings, punching their tickets to Stillwater, OK. Joining Scudder as individual automatic qualifiers are Furman’s Dylan Schubert, Virginia Tech’s Antonio Lopez Segura, and NC State’s Ian Shanklin.

NC State’s Katelyn Tuohy took the women’s individual crown with a time of 19:49.1, leading NC State to a first-place team finish and automatic qualification to the NCAA Championships. North Carolina placed second in the team standings to advance to the championships. Kentucky’s Tori Herman and Perri Bockrath, Furman’s Bethany Graham, and Duke’s Amina Maatoug punched their individual tickets to the championship race.