The distance is six kilometers for today's NCAA Division II women's cross-country championship, a challenging length that would leave most people out of breath. For Western Washington senior Sarah Porter? Six kilometers is a mere warmup for the Hockinson High School graduate.
In a strong overall performance on Saturday morning (Dec. 4), the #3 Grand Valley State men's cross country team earned its best finish in program history, as the Lakers placed third at the Division II National Championship meet at the Division II Fall Festival in Louisville, Ky. Three GVSU runners placed in the top-30, with juniors Anthony Witt (15th) and Tyler Emmorey (17th) captured top-20 finishes.
LOUISVILLE, Ky – Amos Sang picked up all-America honors after racing to a ninth place finish Saturday at the NCAA DII Championships at a snow covered “Tom” Sawyer State Park in Louisville, Kentucky.
The Shippensburg University men’s cross country team navigated through the snow, sleet and wintry mix that beset the 10K course at E.P. “Tom” Sawyer Park in Louisville on Saturday and earned seventh place overall at the 2010 NCAA Division II National Championships.
For the first time in program history, the #2 Grand Valley State women's cross country team won the 2010 Division II National Championship, earning the team trophy on Saturday afternoon (Dec. 4) at the Division II Fall Festival in Louisville, Ky. Five GVSU runners placed in the top-20, with seniors Katherine McCarthy (fourth) and Megan Maceratini (ninth) totaling top-10 finishes en route to the team title.
Lewis University senior Kathryn Hague (Chicago, Ill./Mt. Assisi) became the fourth Flyer in school-history to repeat as an All-American, as the Chicago, Ill., native placed 28th overall with a time of 22:02.6 at the 6K NCAA Division II Women's Cross Country Championships at E.P. "Tom" Sawyer Park on Saturday (Dec. 4) morning.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--The Bellarmine University men's cross country team finished 22nd in today's NCAA Division II National Championship run today at snow-covered E.P. "Tom" Sawyer State Park.
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LOUISVILLE, Ky.—On a course blanketed with snow, the University of Southern Indiana men's cross country team benefited from a pair of top 35 finishes en route to a 10th-place finish at the NCAA II National Championships at the E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park Saturday morning.
Western Washington University senior Sarah Porter completed a magnificent cross country career as she was runner-up for the second straight year at the 2010 NCAA Division II National Championships held Saturday on a snow covered course at E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park. Both Viking teams placed among the top 10 for the third straight year, the men finishing ninth and the women 10th. Leading the Western men were seniors Jordan Welling and Bennett Grimes, who were eighth and 13th, respectively. Grimes, Porter and Welling all earned All-America honors for the third time by placing among the top 40 runners.
Junior Neely Spence won the Division II Women's Cross Country individual championship on Saturday afternoon with a 6K time of 20:41.2. It was a 15-second victory over Western Washington's Sarah Porter.