Crichton College Athletic Director Jeff Walker is pleased to announce the addition of women's cross country to the Comets growing athletic department. Assistant men's basketball coach Rodney Hamilton has been named the head coach of the women's cross country team and will begin double duty during the 2006 - 2007 athletic year. Hamilton who is a graduate of Whitehaven High School in Memphis also coached girls cross country for four years at Memphis' Westside High School prior to coming to Crichton. Hamilton brings coaching experience and valuable contacts in the Memphis recruiting base to the Comets for their inaugural season in the NAIA's TranSouth conference. The addition of the women's cross country team marks the fourth program added to Crichton's athletic program in the last year, also becoming the third for women.