Nicole John and Wesley John married on July 3 before the season started and raced as husband and wife for the first time at the Kennesaw State Opener on Sept. 3.
The Georgia women’s cross country team had a strong showing at the Pre-Nationals with junior Sara Bailey finishing in the top-10 in the 6k race. On the men’s side, junior Sam Bowers was the first Georgia runner to finish coming in at 101st out of 304 runners.
Senior Michael Hans is in his sixth and final year of Georgia cross country and is emerging as a strong leader that the team can look up to and emulate as he finishes his time in Athens.
Georgia cross country capped off the North Alabama Showcase with a pair of individual top-10 finishes from both the men and women’s teams.
Graduate student Samantha Drop is looking to have a strong last season in her sixth and final year as a cross country student at Georgia, despite being without her twin sister and best friend, Jessica.
After their brief, two-appearance cross country season, nearly all of Georgia’s distance runners have their sights set on the upcoming spring indoor and outdoor track seasons.
While the SEC’s cross country season came to a close after the SEC championships, the Georgia men’s team still holds a chance to compete in the upcoming NCAA championships on March 15 in Stillwater, Oklahoma.
Georgia redshirt freshman Chase Condra and senior runners Jack Bradley and Nate Reichard share a special bond among themselves and within the rest of the Georgia cross country team. But the trio’s bond was ignited before they suited up in a Georgia uniform.