Rebel Women Take First Place In Cross Country Season Opener

OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM Logan Waites wins the 2011 Memphis Twilight Classic
OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM
Logan Waites wins the 2011 Memphis Twilight Classic
OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM

Sept. 4, 2011

Photo Gallery
Memphis Twilight Classic Women's Results
Memphis Twilight Classic Men's Results

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The Ole Miss women's cross country team opened its 2011 season with a victory, capturing the team title at the Brooks Memphis Twilight Classic held Saturday night at the Mike Rose Soccer Complex.

Senior Logan Waites took home the individual title handily, running the 3.1-mile course in 17:44, winning under the lights by 23 seconds over second place.

The Ole Miss women scored 43 points, winning the team crown convincingly in the season opener over 24 other teams from across the South. Arkansas Little-Rock and Arkansas State tied for second with 79 points.

Junior Katie Breathitt finished fifth overall with a time of 18:27, and Kayleigh Skinner (18:36) placed eighth. Rebel freshman Haley Cutright (18:59) finished 13th, and junior Anne Threlkeld completed the scoring in 17th with a time of 19:10.

The freshman duo of McKenna Coughlin (24th, 19:24) and Giana Leone (39th, 19:52) rounded out the top seven.

The Ole Miss men finished 4th, scoring 110 points. Defending Sunbelt Conference Champions Western Kentucky took home the team title with 47 points, Arkansas Little-Rock was second with 80 points, and Harding finished third with 95 points.

Sophomore Kipchirchir Kiptoo led the way for the Rebel men, finishing seventh. Kiptoo completed the 4-mile course in a time of 20:25 and was followed closely by Ole Miss senior Martin Kirui (20:39), who finished 13th.

The sophomore tandem of Loren Newsom and Max Holman finished 32nd and 33rd respectively, each running a time of 21:25. Junior Riley Young was the fifth man for Ole Miss, finishing in 46th with a time of 21:41.

Unattached runner Daniel Kirwa (19:29) took home the men's title, while Western Kentucky's Deus Rwaheru (19:46) was the top collegiate finisher.

The Rebel cross country teams have a week off before traveling to Newark, Del., for the Delaware Invitational on Sept. 17.

Ole Miss Gear
    Facebook
    Twitter
    Blog
    • Quarterback Competition Begins in Earnest

      Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - Football

      Ole Miss began spring practice Tuesday, and for the first time under head coach Hugh Freeze, the Rebels will have a starting quarterback not named Bo Wallace. With the graduation of Wallace, sophomores Ryan Buchanan and DeVante Kincade, as well... read more

    • Freeze, Rebels at SEC Media Days on July 16

      Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - Football

      The Southeastern Conference announced today Kickoff '15, its annual football media days, will be held July 13-16, remaining at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham - Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover, Ala. The event will continue to be four days in 2015. The... read more

    • Ole Miss Athletics Week in Review (Feb. 24-March 2, 2015)

      Monday, March 2, 2015 - Athletics

      Ole Miss Athletics Week in ReviewFeb. 24-March 2, 2015Track & Field - Ole Miss got SEC titles from Jalen Miller (60m), Daniel Bulmer (mile) and the distance medley relay, and the Rebels achieved their best SEC indoor finish since 1984.... read more

    • Observations from the Best Seat in the House -- March 1

      Sunday, March 1, 2015 - Athletics

      The calendar turned to March, as the men's and women's basketball teams march toward the SEC Tournament and postseason play. The baseball team faced perhaps its biggest challenge of nonconference play. The softball and men's tennis teams each had another... read more

    • Rebels Look to Add to NCAA Tournament Case

      Sunday, March 1, 2015 - Women's Basketball

      The numbers and bracket projections may not be in his favor at this point, but head women's basketball coach Matt Insell is selling the NCAA Tournament selection committee on his team passing the eye test, as Ole Miss enters its... read more

    • Kennedy, Rebels Look to Flush LSU Loss

      Saturday, February 28, 2015 - Men's Basketball

      BATON ROUGE, La. -- With an opportunity to perhaps lock itself into the NCAA Tournament, or at the very least enhance its resume, Ole Miss lost back-to-back games for the first time all season, falling on the road at LSU... read more

    • Rebels Look to Enhance NCAA Tournament Resume

      Saturday, February 28, 2015 - Men's Basketball

      Despite the most recent home loss to Georgia on Wednesday night, Ole Miss remains a team projected to be solidly in the field, as the Rebels put their school record four-game SEC road winning streak on the line when they... read more

    • PHOTOS: Ole Miss Snow Day 2015

      Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - Athletics

      Here's a collection of snow days photos from Ole Miss Athletics Photographer Josh McCoy (@OleMissPix):The Pavillion at Ole Miss in winter! #SnowDay2015 #WAOM @OleMissSports @OleMissMBB @OleMissWBB pic.twitter.com/nHyhVPlDvG-- OleMissPix (@OleMissPix) February 25, 2015 Awweeee.... #SnowDay2015 #WAOM @OleMissSports @OleMissFB pic.twitter.com/R1BDZ0shvS-- OleMissPix (@OleMissPix)... read more

    • VIDEO: The Flagship Football Promo

      Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - Football

      read more

    • Rebels Ready for Rematch with Georgia

      Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - Men's Basketball

      If recent history is any indication, Ole Miss and Georgia are likely to go down to the wire on Wednesday night. Four of the last five meetings over the last three seasons have been decided by five points or less,... read more

    • VIDEO: The Pavilion Time Lapse

      Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - Men's Basketball

      read more

    • Golson, Prewitt Compete at NFL Combine

      Monday, February 23, 2015 - Football

      The defensive backs, including former Ole Miss players Senquez Golson and Cody Prewitt, participated in on-field workouts at the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine on Monday in Indianapolis. Looking ahead, Ole Miss will hold its annual pro day on March 5... read more

    • Ole Miss Athletics Week in Review (Feb. 17-23, 2015)

      Monday, February 23, 2015 - Athletics

      Ole Miss Athletics Week in Review Feb. 17-23, 2015 Men's Basketball - Ole Miss posted a 2-0 mark last week with a 71-65 win at Mississippi State and a 59-57 victory over Tennessee. The Rebels improved to 10-4 in the... read more

    • Observations from the Best Seat in the House -- Feb. 22

      Sunday, February 22, 2015 - Athletics

      Despite winter weather that affected many teams, it was a busy week for Ole Miss athletics. The men's basketball completed a 2-0 week and has positioned itself well entering the last two weeks of the regular season. The baseball, women's... read more

    • Bramlett Impresses in First Two Starts Back

      Sunday, February 22, 2015 - Baseball

      After missing the end of the 2013 season and the entire 2014 season due to recovery from a torn labrum, sophomore right-hander Brady Bramlett has been brilliant in his first two outings back in 2015, fanning 19 batters through 12.0... read more