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Cycling Finishes Season Strong

Cycling Finishes Season Strong

The Warren Wilson Cycling Team wraps up a successful mountain bike season. The team secured a strong second-place finish for the South Eastern Collegiate Cycling Conference overall for the team competition. 

 
Also, the team garnered numerous podium positions in individual categories. 
 
Conference Individual Overall Results:
 
Women's A Overall:
Mason Hopkins: 6th place
Sophie Allen: 11th place
Carlyle Grundon: 12th place
 
Women's B/C Overall:
Lucy Packer: 2nd place
Jordana Swartz: 4the place
Morgan Landis: 13th place
 
Men's C Overall:
Isaiah Holden: 4th place
 
Conference Championship Individual Race Results:
 
Women's B Short Track Cross Country: 
Lucy Packer: 1st place
 
Women's B Cross Country:
Lucy Packer: 3rd place
 
Women's C Cross Country:
Morgan Landis: 3rd place
 
USA Collegiate Cycling Mountain Bike Championships:
 
The team headed next to the USA Collegiate Cycling Mountain Bike Championships in Big Bear Lake, California. This young team garnered some impressive results, including an 11th place women's overall position for the first-year student-athlete, Carlyle Grundon. Third-year student-athlete Mason Hopkins finished in a top 30 position in a very stacked women's dual slalom field. 
 
"This season was very demanding for our team. I appreciate the hard work our athletes demonstrated and their resiliency to continue to push hard every week and weekend. We are optimistic about the future of our mountain bike team and look to continue to build on our success," stated Head Men's and Women's Cycling Coach, Mandy Gallagher.
 
The team now transitions into cyclocross season. Their first conference race will be on November 10th at East Tennessee State University.
 
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The mission of Warren Wilson College is to provide a distinctive undergraduate and graduate liberal arts education. Our undergraduate education combines academics, work, and service in a learning community committed to environmental responsibility, cross-cultural understanding, and the common good. For more information on Warren Wilson College, visit www.warren-wilson.edu.