Cooper Leads Quakers at Cross Country Regionals

Marian Cooper '21 (Sideline Media Photo)
Marian Cooper '21 (Sideline Media Photo)

MOUNT BERRY, Ga. -- Sophomore Marian Cooper ran a 26:24.96 time in the 6K race as Guilford College competed the NCAA South/Southeast Regionals held at Berry College on Saturday.

Cooper finished 121st of the 237 competitors. Teammate Shannon Petsch also competed for the Quaker women. The senior placed 236th after clocking a 38:08 time. The Quakers did not post a team score and Emory University captured the women's regional team championship.

Guilford had one runner in the men's event: freshman Will Nowatka. He completed the 8K Clara Bowl course with a time of 34:11.49 and placed 229th of 239 runners. Rhodes College finished first in the men's team competition.

Coach Marty Owens and his Quakers ended their season after Saturday's regional championships.