Three Auburn cross country runners named all-SEC first team

AUBURN, Ala.—Auburn cross country runners Ben Cheruiyot, Holly Knight
and Stephanie Barnes were named to the All-SEC First Team after their
performances Monday at the 2010 SEC Cross Country Championships the
league office announced Friday.

Cheruiyot, a junior from Eldoret, Kenya, ran 24 minutes, 01.36 seconds
in the men's 8K race to finish second individually, and earned his
second cross country All-SEC First Team accolade.

Seniors Knight and Barnes were named to the women's All-SEC First
Team after finishing in second- and seventh-place in the women's 6K

Knight, a native of Devon, England, ran a season best 20:49.39 to be
Auburn's top finisher of the day, while Barnes, of Clevdon, England,
ran a personal-best 21:15.86.  This was Knight's second All-SEC First
Team honor and Barnes first.

Auburn cross country continues competition Saturday, Nov. 13 at the
NCAA South Regionals in Birmingham, Ala.

For additional information, contact Janelle Finley, 334-844-9900.