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Tech Cross Country Finishes Sixth and Ninth in District Meet

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Nov. 14) — Georgia Tech’s men’s cross country team finished sixth and the women’s team ninth in the NCAA District IX meet held Saturday in Birmingham. Junior Becky Megesi (Jonesboro, Ga.) had the best finish by a Yellow Jacket as she placed ninth in a personal-best time of 17:35 and won All-District honors.

The men had two individuals finish in the top 30 to finish sixth as a squad as junior Brad Mills (Toledo, Ohio) was 26th in a time of 32:38, while sophomore Joe Stegall (Ryder, Ga.) was 28th in a mark of 32:48. Senior Judy Johnson (Snellville, Ga.) had a top 40 finish as she placed 39th in a time of 18:25 to help the women’s team to a top 10 placement.

Tech’s individual finishes (Place, Name, Time):

Men: 26—Brad Mills, 32:38; 28—Joe Stegall, 32:48; 44—Todd Gandee 33:13; 46—Joey Zins, 33:14; 57—Phillip Gable, 33:34; 76—Michael Niederhausen, 34:02; 81—Kevin Betts, 34:15.

Women: 9—Becky Megesi, 17:35; 39—Judy Johnson, 18:25; 74—Tina Frey, 19:10; 75—Rachael Caruso, 19:11; 77—Carolyn Krieger, 19:12; 103—Elizabeth Greene, 19:45.

Men’s Division:

1. Tennessee-Chattanooga

77

2. Tennessee

92

3. South Florida

98

4. Florida

126

5. Georgia

175

6. Georgia Tech

201

7. Mississippi

218

8. E. Tennessee St.

233

9. Florida State

247

10. Miami, Fla.

302

11. Georgia State

309

12. Belmont

364

13. Fla. International

370

14. South Alabama

399

15. Auburn

410

16. Central Florida

414

17. Alabama

416

18. Troy State

421

19. Samford

439

20. Austin Peay

477

21. Georgia Southern

582

22. Fla. Atlantic

662

23. Vanderbilt

667

24. Jacksonville State

683

 

Women’s Division:

1. Florida

34

2. South Florida

59

3. Tennessee

86

4. Tennessee-Chattanooga

117

5. Georgia

209

6. Alabama

215

7. Vanderbilt

240

8. Georgia State

269

9. Georgia Tech

274

10. Miami, Fla.

302

11. Central Florida

306

12. Auburn

308

13. Florida State

311

14. South Alabama

392

15. Troy State

399

16. Mississippi State

400

17. Jacksonville

419

18. Fla. International

447

19. Belmont

452

20. Samford

506

21. Florida Atlantic

620

22. Jackson State

635

23. Jacksonville State

709

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