Fanney Sets School Record at Women's Cross Country NCAA Regionals

Sommer Fanney '18 (Photo by Side Line Media Productions)
Sommer Fanney '18 (Photo by Side Line Media Productions)
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Guilford College's Sommer Fanney posted the school's fastest all-time six-kilometer finish Saturday as the Quaker women placed 31st with 844 points in the NCAA South/Southeast Regional Cross Country Championships, hosted by Christopher Newport University. 
 
Fanney clocked a time of 23:26.8, besting her own 23:58.80 mark set at the 2016 Old Dominion Athletic Conference Championships. She was 67th of the 240 runner field. Teammates Samantha Brown (26:48) and Samantha Brooks (27:29) placed 195th and 207th respectively. 
 
Trinity (Texas) win the regional team championship with 80 points, three fewer than second place Emory. Gabrielle Stravach of Emory finished first with a time of 20:59.7.