2019 Brevard Cross Country News

  • Morgan Finishes Third to Pace Tornados at Charleston Classic
    October 05, 2019
    Brevard College Tornados cross country standout Gavin Morgan earned a third-place finish to lead BC at the Charleston Classic, hosted by The College of Charleston on Saturday morning in Charleston, S.C.  Morgan, a sophomore hailing from Hayesville, N.C., adds to an impressive campaign that has seen him set multiple new personal bests as well as earn two selections as the USA South Conference Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week. Morgan finished Saturday's race with a time of 27:03.85, which was just 35 seconds off the first-place finisher's time. 
  • Gavin Morgan Earns His Second Conference Honor of the Season
    September 30, 2019
    For the second time this season, Brevard College cross country student-athlete Gavin Morgan has been selected as the USA South Conference Men’s Cross Country Runner of the Week, following an impressive performance at last Friday's Queen City Invitational. Morgan, a sophomore standout from Hayesville, N.C., set his new personal record 8K time by over a minute and a half to pace the Tornados’ efforts at the event. He finished the 8,000-meter course with a time of 26:28, which was a minute and 32 seconds faster than his previous personal best set at the Mike & Mary Kay Invite, hosted by Berea College. There, Morgan completed the 8k race in 28 minutes flat. 
  • Morgan PR's in 8K, Finishes 37th in Highly-Competitive Queen City Invitational
    September 27, 2019
    Sophomore standout Gavin Morgan set his new personal record 8k tie by over a minute and a half as the Brevard College Tornados cross country teams competed in the Queen City Invitational on Friday, hosted by NCAA DI UNC-Charlotte.  Morgan finished the 8,000-meter course with a time of 26:28, which was a minute and 32 seconds faster than his previous personal best set at the Mike & Mary Kay Invite, hosted by Berea College. There, Morgan completed the 8k race in 28 minutes flat.  The Hayesville, N.C. native's 38th-place finish came amongst a crowded men's side that featured 327 total runners that finished Friday's race. 
  • Morgan Sets 8K Personal Record at Mike & Mary Kay Invite
    September 14, 2019
    Brevard College sophomore Runner Gavin Morgan set a new personal record for the 8k race by running a time of 28:00, pacing the Tornados with a 15th place finish at Berea College’s Mike & Mary K Invite in Berea, Kentucky on Saturday morning. Morgan, who just this Monday was named USA South Runner of the Week after a top-10 finish at Tusculum University’s Zaxby’s Open last weekend, clocked a 28:00 in the 8k race to lead the Tornados.
  • Gavin Morgan Claims USA South Conference Cross Country Runner of the Week Honor
    September 09, 2019
    After earning a top-10 finish over the weekend at the Zaxby’s Open hosted by Tusculum University in Greeneville, Tennessee, Brevard College sophomore standout Gavin Morgan has been selected as the USA South Conference’s Men’s Cross Country Runner of the Week. Morgan, a native of Hayesville, N.C., bested his time from last year at the same even by nearly 30 seconds en route to the seventh-place finish in a crowded field of 52 participants. The honor marks the first USA South weekly honor under the helm of Brevard College Head Cross Country / Track & Field Coach Darryll Patrick, whose Track & Field team last Spring enjoyed success at the ECAC Championships in Connecticut.   
  • Morgan Secures Top-10 Finish as Tornados Open 2019 Season
    September 06, 2019
    Sophomore Gavin Morgan earned a seventh-place finish as the Brevard College Tornados Cross Country team opened its season at the Zaxby’s Open, hosted by Tusculum University in Greenville, Tennessee.  Morgan, who bested last year’s time by nearly 30 seconds when the Tornados took part in the Zaxby’s Open, finished Friday’s 5K with a time of 17:08.7, which was good enough to earn him seventh on the men’s side. 
  • Grand Opening of Brevard College Tornados Official Online Store
    August 23, 2019
    The Brevard College Department of Athletics and BSN Sports have launched the Brevard Tornados official online team store, offering fans the latest in branded Tornados gear including many NIKE products.