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Highlights 2008

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On Saturday, November 8, 2008, BC Men's Cross-Country Team finished sixth place at the NCAA Division II South Region Cross-Country Championships. Dickson Toroitich was named to the Men's All-South Region Team.

On Friday, October 24, 2008 at the SIAC Cross Country Championships, BC Men's Cross Country Team dethrones Morehouse College to get their first Men's Cross Country Title.

2008 SIAC Most Valuable Runner: Dickson Toroitich.

2008 SIAC Coach of the Year: Frank Hyland.

Men Top Ten Finishers:

Place Name School Time
1. Dickson Toroitich Benedict 26:02.8
2. Oneil Williams Benedict 26:26.8
3. Abraham Kiprotich Morehouse 26:31.8
4. Justus Kirwa Benedict 26:54.2
5. Charles Chirchir Benedict 27:18.7
6. Noble Swint Morehouse 27:39.4
7. Dreyfus Clemons Morehouse 27:46.7
8. Ahunuar Huerta Kentucky State 28:30.3
9. James Holly Tuskegee 28:59.9
10. John Williams Fort Valley State 29:06.3

Men Top Ten Team Finishes:
1. Benedict College
2. Morehouse College
3. Fort Valley State University & Kentucky State University
5. Clark Atlanta University
6. Tuskegee University
7. Albany State University
8. Claflin University
9. Paine College
10. Stillman College
11. Lane College
12. Miles College
13. LeMoyne-Owen College

Men's All Academic Team (BC):

Name Classification Major Overall GPA
Titus Rotich Senior Electrical Engineering 3.94
Charles Chirchir Sophomore Electrical Engineering 3.81
Oneil Williams Senior Accounting 3.79

Women Top Ten Finishers:

Place Name School Time
1. Llonisha Lee Albany State 20:56.8
2. Asia Hollingsworth Albany State 21:19.9
3. Crystal Leamon Albany State 21:25.1
4. Phyllis Shelman-Ford Clark Atlanta 21:35.9
5. Janee Douglas Clark Atlanta 21:52.1
6. E'Mosha Brinston Albany State 21:55.5
7. Natasha Rodney Albany State 21:56.3
8. Whitney Charles Benedict 22:02.5
9. Iris Pickett Clark Atlanta 22:03.7
10. Breanna Pleasant Clark Atlanta 22:33.3

Women Top Ten Team Finishes:
1. Albany State University
2. Clark Atlanta University
3. Fort Valley State University
4. Tuskegee University
5. Benedict College
6. Kentucky State University
7. Stillman College
8. Paine College
9. Claflin University
10. Miles College


On Saturday, September 27, 2008 at the Augusta State Invitational, BC Men's Cross Country Team claimed the team title and team member, Dickson Toroitich, claimed the men's individual title.


Head Coach:      Frank Hyland
SID:                      Derrick Johnson
Athletic Director: Willie Washington
President:           Dr. David H. Swinton

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