2017 FALL PREVIEW: WC cross country


TEAM RECORD, LEAGUE FINISH IN 2016

Men 7th in OAC/ Women 10th

HEAD COACH

Ron Combs 22nd year

COACHES IN PROGRAM

Eric Hansen, Intern Coach

NUMBER OF STARTERS RETURNING

5 men/3 women

NUMBER OF RETURNING LETTER WINNERS

10 men/4 women

KEY PLAYERS RETURNING

Hunter Stith SR. Has run 26:30 for 8k/ Cameron Erwin Sr./ Allison Helmke top returning female

KEY NEWCOMERS

Gage Clemens Fairmont, W.Va. finished 5th in D2 State Championship in West Virginia/Mckenzie Hamm, Blanchester

KEY PLAYERS LOST

Stephanie Fetters

RIGHT NOW I LIKE

The numbers on our team are growing. We have some very dedicated kids who are high energy.

WE STILL NEED TO IMPROVE ON

Our depth on the girls team

ANYTHING ELSE YOU’D LIKE TO SAY

Excited to see what this team can do

SCHEDULE

Sept 1 @Muskingum Inv

Sept 7 vs Thomas More @WC

Sept 30 @Louisville Cross Country Classic

Oct 6 @Eagle Invitational

Oct 13 JennaStrong Fall Classic @WC

Oct 28 OAC Championship @Clinton Hts Golf Course, Tiffin

Nov 11 NCAA D3 Regional @Liberty Park, Powell

Nov 18 NCAA D3 National @Principia Elsah, Ill

ROSTER

Men

Matt Baker, Jr, Liberty Center

Gage Clemens, Fr, Fairmont, WVa.

Jeff Clydesdale, So, Logan Elm

Josh Cyrus, Fr, Cleveland Ohio

Gage Egner, Jr, Blanchester

Cameron Erwin, Sr, Spr Northeastern

Ryan Honkamp, Fr, Little Miami

Josh Kaltenbach, Fr, Old Fort

Brandon McCammon, Fr, Lynchburg-Clay

Will Overholt, Fr, Frederickstown

Cameron Phelps, So, Cin Princeton

Elliot Phillimore, Jr, Old Fort

Rick Pride, Jr, Western Brown

Griffin Stith, Sr, Batavia

Hunter Stith, Sr, Batavia

Tony Wydra, Sr, Miamisburg

Women

Emma Burke, So, Hilliard Darby

Summer Doty, Fr, Triad

Miranda Gibson, Fr, Kenton

Mackenzie Hamm, Fr, Blanchester

Allison Helmke, So, Tinora

Cheyenne Rhodes, So, Blanchester

Kelly Rice, So, Anthony Wayne

Sieara Rottroff, So, Jackson Center

Kayla Thornberry, So, Northwest

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The Wilmington College men’s cross country team, from left to right, front row, Wil Overholt, Cameron Erwin, Josh Kaltenbach, Tony Wydra, Ryan Honkomp, Griffin Stith, Hunter Stith, Gage Clemens, Brandon McCammon; back row, Jeff Clydesdale, Josh Cyrus, Elliot Phillimore, Gage Egner, Cameron Phelps, Rick Pride, Matt Baker, head coach Ron Combs.
http://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/09/web1_WC_menccteam.jpgThe Wilmington College men’s cross country team, from left to right, front row, Wil Overholt, Cameron Erwin, Josh Kaltenbach, Tony Wydra, Ryan Honkomp, Griffin Stith, Hunter Stith, Gage Clemens, Brandon McCammon; back row, Jeff Clydesdale, Josh Cyrus, Elliot Phillimore, Gage Egner, Cameron Phelps, Rick Pride, Matt Baker, head coach Ron Combs. Courtesy Photo

The Wilmington College women’s cross country team, from left to right, Sieara Rottroff, Mckenzie Hamm, Miranda Gibson, Cheyenne Rhodes, Allison Helmke, Kayla Thornberry, Emma Burke, Summer Doty, Kelly Rice and head coach Ron Combs.
http://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/09/web1_WC_womenccteam.jpgThe Wilmington College women’s cross country team, from left to right, Sieara Rottroff, Mckenzie Hamm, Miranda Gibson, Cheyenne Rhodes, Allison Helmke, Kayla Thornberry, Emma Burke, Summer Doty, Kelly Rice and head coach Ron Combs. Courtesy Photo