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Bears Finish Fifth At CIAA Championships

Bears Finish Fifth At CIAA Championships


CARY, N.C. - The Shaw men's cross country team finished fifth at the 2012 CIAA Cross Country Championship held at the Cary Cross Country Course on the grounds of WakeMed Soccer Park on Thursday morning.


Saint Augustine's won the event, with Virginia State in second, Bowie State in fourth and Winston-Salem State in fourth.


Darius Berry - Shaw's top runner all year - earned All-CIAA honors with a fifth place finish in a time of 26:30.00 over the eight-kilometer course. 


Marcus Nelson finished 15th for the Bears with a time of 28:03.80 while Michael Caldwell finished 26th in a time of 28:44.80.  Lawrence Lewis crossed the finish line in a time of 29:06.60 - good for 29th place.