ECSU CROSS COUNTRY SEASON ENDS AT CIAA CHAMPIONSHIP

October 21, 2004

CARY, NC- The Elizabeth City State University Men's and Women's Cross Country teams both finished 10th overall in their respective fields at the 2004 CIAA Cross Country Championships.

On the women's side Saint Augustine's College captured their second straight conference crown, their sixth on the past eight years. For the men, North Carolina Central edged five-time defending champion Saint Augustine's by one point to win their first ever CIAA Cross Country championship.

For ECSU, Dwayne Washington, Jr. placed the highest for the men at 45th overall on the 8K course. For the Lady Vikings, Sha-Tesia Sharpe placed a team best 53rd overall over the 5K race.