NCAA Men's Division II Cross Country Championship

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NCAA Men's Division II Cross Country Championship
Current season, competition or edition:
2013 NCAA Men's Division II Cross Country Championship
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Sport Cross country
Founded 1958
Most recent champion(s) Adams State (10)
Official website NCAA.com

The field for the NCAA Men's Division II Cross Country Championship race has ranged in size from a low of 11 teams in 1959 to a high of 59 teams in 1972. From 1983 to 1999 the field was fixed at 17 teams. Beginning in 2000, the national championship race has included 24 teams. Teams compete in one of eight regional championships to qualify. In addition to the 24 teams, 16 individual runners qualify for the national championship.[1]

The race distance from 1958 to 1967 was 4 miles (6.4 km). From 1968 to 1975 the race distance was 5 miles (8.0 km). Since 1976 the race distance has been 10,000 meters (6.2 mi).[2]

Champions[edit]

Year Team Champion Individual Champion
1958 Northern Illinois Paul Whiteley, Emporia State
1959 South Dakota State Paul Whiteley, Emporia State
1960 Central State (Ohio) John Mulholland, Loras
1961 Southern Illinois John Mulholland, Loras
1962 Central State (Ohio) Leslie Hegedus, Central State
1963 Emporia State John Camien, Emporia State
1964 Kentucky State Ed Schneider, Northeast Missouri State
1965 San Diego State Gene Takle, Luther
1966 San Diego State Bob Fitts, Cortland State
1967 San Diego State Arjan Gelling, North Dakota
1968 Eastern Illinois Dave Robbins, Portland State
1969 Eastern Illinois Ron Stonitsch, C.W. Post**
1970 Eastern Michigan Mark Covert, Cal State Fullerton**
1971 Cal State Fullerton Mike Slack, North Dakota State
1972 North Dakota State Mike Slack, North Dakota State
1973 South Dakota State Garry Bentley, South Dakota State
1974 Southwest Missouri State Garry Bentley, South Dakota State
1975 UC Irvine Ralph Serna, UC Irvine
1976 UC Irvine Ralph Serna, UC Irvine
1977 Eastern Illinois Michael Bollman, North Dakota State
1978 Cal Poly James Schankel, Cal Poly **
1979 Cal Poly James Schankel, Cal Poly **
1980 Humboldt State Garry Henry, UNC Pembroke
1981 Millersville Mark Conover, Humboldt State
1982 Eastern Washington Greg Beardsley, Edinboro
1983 Cal Poly Pomona Brian Ferrari, California (Pa.)
1984 Southeast Missouri State Michael Vanatta, Southeast Missouri State
1985 South Dakota State Samson Obwocha, Texas A&M-Commerce**
1986 Edinboro Samson Obwocha, Texas A&M-Commerce**
1987 Edinboro Charles Cheruiyot, Mount St. Mary's (Md.)
1988 Edinboro, Mankato State Doug Hanson, North Dakota State
1989 South Dakota State Rob Edson, Keene State
1990 Edinboro Doug Hanson, North Dakota State
1991 UMass Lowell Martin Lyons, Edinboro
1992 Adams State Phillip Castillo, Adams State
1993 Adams State Shane Healy, Adams State
1994 Adams State Charles Mulinga, Lewis
1995 Western State Charles Mulinga, Lewis
1996 South Dakota State Alexandr Alexin, Central Missouri State
1997 South Dakota Elly Rono, Southern Indiana
1998 Adams State Yi Min Wu, Edinboro
1999 Western State Michael Aish, Western State
2000 Western State Alfred Rugema, Abilene Christian
2001 Western State Michael Aish, Western State
2002 Western State Alfred Rugema, Abilene Christian
2003 Adams State Celedonio Rodriguez, Adams State
2004 Western State Nicodemus Naimadu, Abilene Christian
2005 Western State Nicodemus Naimadu, Abilene Christian
2006 Abilene Christian Nicodemus Naimadu, Abilene Christian
2007 Abilene Christian Nicodemus Naimadu, Abilene Christian
2008 Adams State Scott Bauhs, Chico State
2009 Adams State Reuben Mwei, Adams State
2010 Adams State Michael Crouch, Queens University of Charlotte
2011 Western State Ryan Haebe, Western State
2012 Adams State Micah Chelimo, Alaska Anchorage
2013 Adams State Tabor Stevens, Adams State

(**)div I,II,III COMB.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2010 NCAA Division II Cross Country Championships Handbook [1].
  2. ^ http://fs.ncaa.org/Docs/stats/m_cross_country_champs_records/2012-13/d2mccchamps.pdf

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