Berry Cross Country Opens Season with Annual Watermelon Run

Berry Cross Country Opens Season with Annual Watermelon Run

ROME, Ga. — The Berry College men's and women's cross country programs opened the 2018 season this evening with the annual Watermelon Run against a pair of Georgia peers. 

The Vikings welcomed Emory University and Oglethorpe University to the Clara Bowl, with nearly 100 runners competing.

BERRY STANDOUTS:

  • The women's team was paced by junior Meredith Herman who earned a fourth overall finish.
  • She was followed by Bethany Terpin who placed ninth and newcomer Mikey Mayes who placed inside the top-15.
  • The men were led by Will Knowlton and Cameron Bensley who placed ninth and 10th, respectively.
  • Parker Roberts also raced to a top-20 finish. 

UP NEXT:

  • Berry will head to Memphis for the Rhodes Invitational on Sept. 15.