(Please Note: These are the only records/results for XCC for the 1999/2000 Season)

Lees-McRae steals everything at CVAC Championships

        Laurinburg, NC > Lees-McRae men's and women's cross country teams swept the 1999 CVAC Cross-Country Championships hosted by St. Andrews College earlier today.   Point totals for the Bobcats men's and women's teams were 39 and 41, respectively.  Takamichi Hayashi of Lees-McRae was awarded both the Freshman of the Year award and the Runner of the Year award after finishing first in the men's race with a time of 26:01.   Lees-McRae's Amanda Cook took the Runner of the Year award and first place in the women's race with a time of 19:00.  Craig McPhail, the mastermind behind the Bobcats' successful programs, was named both Men's and Women's Cross-Country Coach of the Year. 

         Belmont Abbey's men's team finished 2nd with a point total of 71, while Barton College took 3rd with a total of 72.  Barton's women's team finished 2nd with a total score of 78, led by Freshman of the Year Renee Weeks.  Erskine College rounded out the top 3 with a score of 82.

Team Results from CVAC Championship Race @ St. Andrews College

Men                                                                       Women

School                                 Points                     School                                 Points

1. Lees-McRae                         39                       1. Lees-McRae                         41

2. Belmont Abbey                   71                       2. Barton                                    78

3. Barton                                   72                       3. Erskine                                   82

4. Anderson                              87                      4. Belmont Abbey                   100

5. St. Andrews                        139                      5. Anderson                             120

6. Erskine                                156                      6. Pfeiffer                                   165

7. Mt. Olive                               201                     7. Queens                                   167

8. Pfeiffer                                 203                      8. Mt. Olive                                 171

9. Coker                                   209                      9. Coker                                      173

10. Queens                             DNF


The Carolinas-Virginia Athletics Conference
Cross Country - 1999


Women's Results 5000 meters Men's Results 8000 meters


Time Name


Amanda Cook Lees-McRae 19:00 Takamichi Hayashi Lees-McRae 26:01
Gabi Lepeltier Anderson 19:09 Josh Godfrey Barton 26:58
Suzanna Shintaka Anderson 19:11 Larry Adamson Belmont Abbey 27:07
Renee Weeks Barton 19:30 Jim Ikener St. Andrews 27:12
Chandra Huscusson Lees-McRae 19:43 Tanner Barnes Anderson 27:24
Jessi Blackwood Lees-McRae 19:53 Derrick Williamson Lees-McRae 27:34
Laurie Gregg Queens 20:08 Justin McKenzie Lees-McRae 27:42
Mickey Francis Belmont Abbey 20:18 Shaun Hoots Lees-McRae 27:58
Sandy Page Erskine 20:22 Nathan Twomey Barton 28:08
Amanda Byrum Barton 20:54 Derek Hall Mt. Olive 28:15

Men's CVAC Champion: Lees-McRae
Men's Runner of the Year: Takamichi Hayashi, Lees-McRae 
Men's Freshman of the Year: Takamichi Hayashi, Lees-McRae
Men's Coach of the Year: Craig McPhail, Lees-McRae

Women's CVAC Champion: Lees-McRae
Women's Runner of the Year: Amanda Cook, Lees-McRae
Women's Freshman of the Year: Renee Weeks, Erskine
Women's Coach of the Year: Craig McPhail, Lees-McRae