Badger Athletics - Spring Hill College News
Men's Cross Country - Sat, Oct. 21, 2006

CLINTON, Miss. -- Spring Hill men's cross-country team finished 2nd (38) at the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference Championships Saturday, just one point behind Xavier University.

It came down to the wire, as the sophomore Patrick Aucoin was in toe with Loyola-New Orleans' Matt Cagigal and Richard Bouckaert, but both runners crossed the finish line before Aucoin.  Aucoin finished in 3rd place overall with a 8k time of 28:10.61.  Senior Randy Giveans finished in 6th with a time of 29:11.61. 

Sophomore Ben Lauber finished in 8th (29:45.95), followed by Brad Bregan in 10th place (30:06.10), Jimmy Newman in 11th (30:07.90), Ross Parrish in 14th (30:20.92), Mark Kirkikis in 15th (30:59.45), Alex Coppejans in 18th (32:34.30), Jeffrey Jules finished 24th (35:54.10) and Nielson Lea finished 27th (41:13.94).

Xavier and Spring Hill were followed by Loyola-New Orleans (62), Belhaven (97) and Tougaloo (138).

The Badgers will compete in the NAIA Region XIII Championships on Saturday, Nov. 4 at Choctaw Trails in Clinton, Miss.