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Name: Eric J. Cummings
School: Riverside (Girls)
Years coaching: 22 years
Goals / expectations this year: Repeat for our sixth straight 5A Championship, county and region championships.
Up and coming runners on the team (only team ranked): Return six of our seven from the state championship and most of our top JV girls. 
Top meets going to this year: Disney, Fight Like Wyatt, Eye Opener, Coaches Classic, Lake Murray, Starlight, Cavalier Classic, Wendys, then Greenville County, Region and State series.
Team vision: To compete and have fun
Coach motto: 2 points.............
Coach personal records: 9 XC state team titles, 8 county titles (Spartanburg and Greenville), 22 region titles, 1 State runner up, 302 career invitational victories, 910-115 dual record (boys and girls)
School 5K xc record with year: 18:04.00 Jessie Crowley 2017 (Mike Moore Lake Murray Invitational)
Number of returners from 2017 season: 35
Number of new runners for 2018 season: 19