HPU ROUNDUP: HPU’s Ickes Takes Cross Country Victory in Boone | Newsletters

BOONE — Lindsey Ickes of the High Point University women’s cross country team won the Covered Bridge Open at Appalachian State in a personal best 16:51.15 on Friday.

Ickes shaved more than 44 seconds off his previous best time on any 5k cross-country course. She led from the start and held off Florida State Seminole Alyson Churchill of Florida in the Panther Women’s season opener.

Harry L. Blanchard