Casheba Ellis Finishes in Top Ten

Posted by kmay | 09/25/2010 14:09 PM

Augusta, GA-  The Paine College Lady Lions Cross Country team finished fifth and the Lions finished fourth at the Bridgestone-Pacer Invitational Saturday, in Aiken, South Carolina. 

The cross country meet featured four different divisions including the men’s collegiate 8k race and a women’s 5K race.  There were also 5K high school varsity girls and boys races on Saturday.

Casheba Ellis finished in the top 10 at the Bridgestone-Pacer invitational, Saturday, September 25, 2010.  Casheba , a Junior and one half of the identical twin duo who run for the Lady Lions covered the 5K course in 21:43.35 to finish 10th overall among 38 participants in the women’s field.  Sophomore Corie Coleman finished 21st in the field, with a time of 22:59.62; Junior Alethia Gibson recorded a time of 23:49.76.

In the men’s 8K race, Junior DeAndre Pettigrew completed the race in 37:33.24.

The Cross Country teams will be traveling to Raleigh, North Carolina October 1, 2010 for the HBCU Classic.