Cross Country

Adidas XC Challenge 2023 Results; Leah Stephens wins women’s 5k

Leah Stephens clocked 16:54.8 to win the women's 5k at the Adidas XC Challenge 2023, while NC State men and Elon women won the team titles, respectively.

Adidas XC Challenge 2023 cross country meet
Adidas XC Challenge 2023 cross country meet

NC State and Elon secured the team title Adidas XC Challenge 2023 on Friday evening, while Leah Stephens, the Wolfpack freshman running unattached, and JJ Malach of NC State, were individual champions.

On the men’s side, host NC State scored a perfect 15 points to dominate the 6,000m competition after clinching the top six spots in the race.

JJ Malach paced the pack in the 6k, clocking 17:50.9 to win the title ahead of teammates Toby Gualter (17:53.2) and Dan McGoey (18:04.6).

On the women’s side, meanwhile, Elon scored 32 points to beat William & Mary (70), Richmond (81), Col. of Charleston (111), and Coastal Carolina (125).

Leah Stephens emerged as the champion today, posting a time of 16:54.8 to defeat fellow NC State unattached teammates Angelina Napoleon (17:14.0) and Jolena Quarzo (17:14.7).

Elon was led by Maggie Springer (17:31.7) and had four finishers in the top 11.

Adidas XC Challenge 2023 Results

1Leah STEPHENSUnattached16:54.85:26
2Angelina NAPOLEONUnattached17:14.05:32
3Jolena QUARZOUnattached17:14.75:32
4Sadie ADAMSUnattached17:17.25:33
5Elizabeth STOCKMANRichmond17:20.95:34
6Heather HOLTNC State17:25.35:36
7Molly JONESCoastal Carolina17:29.45:37
8Maggie SPRINGERElon17:31.75:38
9Jette BEERMANNElon17:32.15:38
10Madison SYNOWIECElon17:32.25:38
11Katie BLOUNTElon17:32.45:38
12Arianna DEBOERWilliam & Mary17:38.65:40
13Ellie WOLSKICoastal Carolina17:39.35:40
14Mia HALLUnattached17:39.75:40
15Catherine GARRISONWilliam & Mary17:39.75:40
16Madison TRIPPETTRichmond17:41.45:41
17Lilly POTTHASTUnattached17:45.55:42
18Alyssa ZACKEast Carolina17:52.65:45
19Caroline MURRELLNC State17:58.05:46
20Rhian PURVESCol. of Charleston17:58.25:47

Men’s College/Open 6K Results Table

1John MALACHNC State17:50.94:47
2Toby GUALTERNC State17:53.24:47
3Daniel MCGOEYNC State18:04.64:50
4Wesley LARSONNC State18:05.24:51
5Zach HUGHESNC State18:09.54:52
6Matthew BOGDANNC State18:10.24:52
7Stuart TERRILLRichmond18:11.94:52
8Samuel PRITCHARDWilliam & Mary18:20.14:55
9Brendan DISTEFANOWilliam & Mary18:24.64:56
10Henry HAASERichmond18:29.04:57
11Alex SAWYEREast Carolina18:30.64:57
12Patrick GIBBONSNC State18:32.94:58
13Ryan MOTONDONC State18:33.24:58
14Jimmy MULLARKEYNC State18:35.04:58
15Conor BOHRERDuke18:36.04:59
16Nick FALKDuke18:37.84:59
17Jordan BENDURARichmond18:37.94:59
18Jeremy KAINDuke18:38.04:59
19Henry LYONEast Carolina18:41.55:00
20Patrick NORTHWilliam & Mary18:42.25:00

Adidas XC Challenge 2023 Results and Team Scores

Men’s Team Score

1NC State15
2William & Mary80
5East Carolina107
6Coastal Carolina190
8Col. of Charleston253
9Fayetteville St.255
10Mount Olive318
12N.C. Central382
14N. Carolina A&T394
15Bull City Track Club411
17St. Augustine’s522

Women’s Team Score

2William & Mary70
4Col. of Charleston111
5Coastal Carolina125
6East Carolina139
7Bull City Track Club211
9N. Carolina A&T263
10N.C. Central271
11Fayetteville St.282
12St. Augustine’s337
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