Mitchell earns 2nd CAC Runner of the Week honor
From staff reports
The Continental Athletic Conference announced its Runners of the Week on Monday, Oct. 10, and USC Beaufort’s sophomore distance runner Jacob Mitchell was tabbed the CAC’s Men’s Runner of the Week for his performance at the Akiah McMillan Invite on Saturday.
Mitchell finished eighth out of 96 runners. In the 8k race, the sophomore posted a new personal record of 26:09.7, which bested his previous standard by nearly 20 seconds. During the race, he averaged 5:15.8 minutes per mile, as he saw out his second CAC Runner of the Week honor in 2022.
After running in three of the last four weekends, both the USCB men’s and women’s cross country teams will rest and prepare for the 16th Annual Sand Shark Invitational on Oct. 22. This will serve as USCB’s lone home meet of the season as well as the regular-season finale. The day commences at 8 a.m. in Hardeeville.
Harris nets game-winner on road vs. Young Harris
The USCB women’s soccer team (9-3, 3-3) ended its two-game losing streak Saturday afternoon, as Kennedy Harris and Mari Kalvatn each scored a goal and the Sand Sharks defeated Young Harris, 2-1, in Peach Belt Conference play, in Young Harris, Ga.
USCB’s Emily Worrell played 90 minutes in goal, making eight saves with one goal allowed. Kellyn Motley tallied her first assist of season.
It was tied at 1 later, but in the 82nd minute Harris broke free and scored the game-winner.