2015 NCAA Division I Cross Country Championships

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2015 NCAA Division I Cross Country Championships
Host cityLouisville, Kentucky
University of Louisville
Date(s)November 21, 2015
Main stadiumE. P. "Tom" Sawyer State Park
Events4
2014
2016

The 2015 NCAA Division I Cross Country Championships were the 77th NCAA Men's Division I Cross Country Championship and the 35th NCAA Women's Division I Cross Country Championship to determine the national champions of men's and women's NCAA Division I collegiate cross country running. It was held at E. P. "Tom" Sawyer State Park in Louisville, Kentucky and was hosted by the University of Louisville on November 21, 2015.[1] Four different championships were contested: men's and women's individual and team championships.

Syracuse won the men's team championship, their first since 1951. Oregon's Edward Cheserek won the men's individual event, his third consecutive championship. Cheserek joined Gerry Lindgren, Steve Prefontaine, and Henry Rono as the event's only three-time champions.

New Mexico won the women's team championship, their first. It was UNM's first women's team national championship in any sport. Notre Dame's Molly Seidel won the individual event.

Men's title[edit]

  • Distance: 10,000 meters[2]

Men's Team Result (Top 10)[edit]

Rank Team Scorers Points
1st, gold medalist(s) Syracuse 3 + 7 + 8 + 29 + 35 82
2nd, silver medalist(s) Colorado 2 + 20 + 21 + 23 + 25 91
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Stanford 5 + 6 + 14 + 50 + 76 151
4 Oregon 1 + 34 + 38 + 44 + 66 183
5 Iona 16 + 33 + 46 + 48 + 88 231
6 Arkansas 19 + 30 + 36 + 69 + 90 244
7 Louisville (H) 15 + 31 + 41 + 68 + 176 331
8 Washington 22 + 24 + 75 + 79 + 145 345
9 Michigan 52 + 56 + 64 + 72 + 104 348
10 Georgetown 4 + 37 + 82 + 103 + 126 352
  • (H) – Host team

Men's Individual Result (Top 10)[edit]

Rank Name Team Time Points
1st, gold medalist(s) Kenya Edward Cheserek Oregon 28:45.8 1
2nd, silver medalist(s) Australia Patrick Tiernan Villanova 29:11.1
3rd, bronze medalist(s) United States Pierce Murphy Colorado 29:37.0 2
4 Canada Justyn Knight Syracuse 29:46.1 3
5 United States Jonathan Green Georgetown 29:49.5 4
6 Puerto Rico Jim Rosa Stanford 29:52.7 5
7 United States Sean McGorty Stanford 29:53.4 6
8 United States Colin Bennie Syracuse 29:55.9 7
9 United States Martin Hehir Syracuse 29:59.5 8
10 United Kingdom Marc Scott Tulsa 30:02.6 9

Women's title[edit]

  • Distance: 6,000 meters

Women's Team Result (Top 10)[edit]

Rank Team Scorers Points
1st, gold medalist(s) New Mexico 4 + 5 + 11 + 12 + 17 49
2nd, silver medalist(s) Colorado 10 + 13 + 30 + 32 + 44 129
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Oregon 18 + 19 + 21 + 77 + 79 214
4 Providence 15 + 25 + 42 + 68 + 81 231
5 NC State
Michigan
38 + 40 + 49 + 62 + 75
14 + 36 + 60 + 67 + 87
264
6 Oklahoma State 22 + 27 + 48 + 88 + 89 274
7 Notre Dame
Arkansas
1 + 6 + 64 + 101 + 104
3 + 31 + 70 + 78 + 94
276
8 Washington 7 + 53 + 63 + 74 + 100 297
9 Boise State 2 + 8 + 34 + 127 + 159 330
10 Syracuse 35 + 37 + 46 + 107 + 134 359

Women's Individual Result (Top 10)[edit]

Rank Name Team Time Points
1st, gold medalist(s) United States Molly Seidel Notre Dame 19:28.6 1
2nd, silver medalist(s) United States Allie Ostrander Boise State 19:33.6 2
3rd, bronze medalist(s) South Africa Dominique Scott Arkansas 19:40.9 3
4 United States Courtney Frerichs New Mexico 19:48.0 4
5 United Kingdom Alice Wright New Mexico 19:53.1 5
6 United States Anna Rohrer Notre Dame 19:59.7 6
7 United States Allie Buchalski Furman 20:02.6
8 United States Maddie Meyers Washington 20:03.1 7
9 United States Brenna Peloquin Boise State 20:04.3 8
10 Kenya Sharon Lokedi Kansas 20:04.9 9

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2014-18 NCAA Championship Sites". Ncaa.com. Retrieved 2015-05-14.
  2. ^ "2015 NCAA Division I Cross Country Championships Live Results". Ncaa.com. Retrieved 2015-11-22.