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Women's Track & Field - Tue, Jun. 27, 2017

Williamsburg, KY – University of the Cumberlands Head Cross Country and Track & Field Coach Randy Greer has announced the signing of 20 new student-athletics as part of the 2017 class.  The class features four distance/mid-distance runners, eight sprinter, two hurdlers, seven field athletes, and one multi that will train for the heptathlon.

"This women's class is a potential game changer for our program. It is one of the deepest and most diverse classes that we have ever had," said Coach Greer. "The girls should be able to make significant improvements in all event areas as well as adding depth to our current returners. I am really looking forward to coaching this group."

The women's cross country team is coming off a solid year, which included a runner-up finish at the Mid-South Conference Championships and had three ladies qualify for NAIA Nationals. The track team had three individual qualifiers for both indoor and outdoor championships.

Here is the 2017 recruiting class for the University of the Cumberlands women's cross country and track & field teams:

Distance/Middle Distance:

  • Emily O'Connor (Oregonia, OH/Waynesville High School)

  • Tori Combs (Miamisburg, OH/Carlisle High School)

  • Lauren McHan (Blountsville, AL/J.B. Pennington High School)

  • Cheryl Johnson (Alexandria, KY/Bishop Brossart High School)

Sprints:

  •  Megan McMannon (Lebanon, OH/Lebanon High School)
  • Dymanique Thompson (Smyrna, TN/Lavergne High School)

  • Narissa Riley (Cleveland, TN/Cleveland High School)

  • Sierra Mercer (Mount Vernon, KY/Rockcastle High School)

  • Sarah Hunter (Hindman, KY/Knott County Central High School)

  • Des Linville (Berea, KY/Madison High School)

Hurdles:

  • Dominque Perry (Cincinnati, OH/Winton Woods High School)

  • Jennifer Mercer (Mount Vernon, KY/Rockcastle High School)

Throws:

  • Summer Travis (Piketon, OH/Piketon High School)

  • Faith Davis (Williamsburg, KY/Williamsburg High School)

  • Sarah Mayberry (Waynesburg, KY/Lincoln County High School)

Jumps:

  • Gracie Ratledge (Soddy Daisy, TN/Soddy Daisy High School)

  • Katie Hensley (Mount Vernon, KY/Rockcastle County High School)

Pole Vault:

  • Raegan Granville (Maitland, FL/Winter Park High School)

  • Mahala Burton (Faubush, KY/Southwestern High School)

Multi's:

  • Cassi Reed (Somerset, KY/Southwestern High School)

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