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On This Day In History | 1981

October 31, 2017
Whitney B XC UNC

A 1981 profile on Whitney in The Daily Tar Heel

On this day 36 years ago, Mark Whitney ’78 finished 12th at the ACC Cross Country Championship to help the University of North Carolina earn a runner-up finish. Whitney covered the Duke University course in 31:09 as the Tar Heels finished 2nd in the conference, behind only Clemson University.

Head coach Don Lockerbie ’75 and Whitney, the team captain, led the Tar Heels to a 3-0-1 record during the regular season and a ranking as high as 13th in America.



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