Cross Country wins USA South Championship

The Meredith Cross Country program finished atop the USA South standings to finish the 2022 season while also seeing freshman Amethyst Joseph win rookie of the year and head coach Field Miller win coach of the year.

The 2022 USA South Women’s Cross Country Championship took place on Saturday, October 29 on the campus of North Carolina Wesleyan University in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. Meredith captured the championship for the fourth time in program history, its first since 2015, not counting the East Division championship earned during the COVID-altered 2021 spring championship. The Avenging Angels bested second-place Southern Virginia by five points and third-place Pfeiffer by 84 points. Individually, Pfeiffer’s Madison Lowery won the meet as she finished the 6,000-meter course first in a time of 22:28.

The top-five runners at the meet were named First Team All-Conference, finishers 6-10 were awarded Second Team All-Conference accolades, and finishers 11-14 grabbed Honorable Mention All-Conference honors. Visit for more details.

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