Furman was up to the challenge Saturday morning at the Southern Conference cross country championships at Pine Oaks Golf Course.
The Southern Conference cross country championships are coming to Johnson City on Saturday morning and it will be the first time since 1968 that East Tennessee State will host a conference meet.
For the first time in 51 years, an NCAA Division I conference cross country championship will make Johnson City home for one day when East Tennessee State hosts the Southern Conference meet on Saturday at Pine Oaks Golf Course.
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Ben Varghese is running for more than a personal goal this weekend, although the reason he's racing for East Tennessee State in the first place comes down to personal care.
The early results are certainly encouraging.
East Tennessee State sophomore Chase Clack scored the decisive penalty kick in overtime and freshman goalkeeper Jonny Sutherland stopped a final attempt, as the No. 4-seeded Buccaneers enjoyed a dramatic upset over top-seeded UNC-Greensboro
Updated Nov 13, 2015 at 9:58 PM