NCAA Men's Division III Cross Country Championship

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NCAA Men's Division III Cross Country Championship
Current season, competition or edition:
Current sports event 2013 NCAA Men's Division III Cross Country Championship
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Sport Cross country
Founded 1973
Most recent champion(s) North Central (IL) (16)
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The field for the NCAA Men's Division III Cross Country Championship national championship race varied in the early years, reaching a high of 52 teams in 1977. From 1982 to 1998 the field was fixed at 21 teams. From 1999 to 2005 the field included 24 teams. Beginning in 2006, the national championship race has included 32 teams. Teams compete in one of eight regional championships to qualify. In addition to the 32 teams, 56 individual runners qualify for the national championship.[1]

The race distance from 1973 to 1975 was 5 miles (8.0 km). Since 1976 the race distance has been 8,000 meters (5.0 mi).[2] The current champions are the North Central Cardinals, who won their 16th national title in 2014.


Year Team Champion Individual Champion
1973 Ashland Steve Foster, Ashland
1974 Mount Union David Moller, Rochester
1975 North Central (Ill.) Vin Fleming, Lowell
1976 North Central (Ill.) Dale Kramer, Carleton
1977 Occidental Dale Kramer, Carleton
1978 North Central (Ill.) Dan Henderson, Wheaton (Ill.)**
1979 North Central (Ill.) Steve Hunt, Boston State**
1980 Carleton Jeff Milliman, North Central (Ill.)
1981 North Central (Ill.) Mark Whalley, Principia
1982 North Central (Ill.) Nicholas Manciu, St. Thomas (Minn.)
1983 Brandeis Tony Bluell, North Central (Ill.)
1984 St. Thomas (Minn.) Mark Beeman, Brandeis
1985 Luther James White, UMass Dartmouth**
1986 St. Thomas (Minn.) Arnie Schraeder, Wisconsin–Stevens Point**
1987 North Central (Ill.) Jukka Tammisuo, St. Lawrence
1988 Wisconsin–Oshkosh David Terronez, Augustana (Ill.)
1989 Wisconsin–Oshkosh David Terronez, Augustana (Ill.)
1990 Wisconsin–Oshkosh Seamus McElligott, Haverford
1991 Rochester Sandu Rebenciuc, Augustana (Ill.)
1992 North Central (Ill.) Gary Wasserman, Nebraska Wesleyan
1993 North Central (Ill.) Dan Mayer, North Central (Ill.)
1994 Williams Jeremie Perry, Williams College
1995 Williams John Weigel, North Central (Ill.)
1996 Wisconsin–La Crosse Matt Brill, North Central (Ill.)
1997 North Central (Ill.) Brett Altergott, Wisconsin–La Crosse
1998 North Central (Ill.) Erik Dieckman, North Central (Ill.)
1999 North Central (Ill.) Dave Davis, Puget Sound
2000 Calvin Tim McCoskey, North Central (Ill.)
2001 Wisconsin–La Crosse J.B. Haglund, Haverford
2002 Wisconsin–Oshkosh Ryan Bak, Trinity (Conn.)
2003 Calvin Josh Moen, Wartburg
2004 Calvin Josh Moen, Wartburg
2005 Wisconsin–La Crosse Neal Holtschulte, Williams
2006 Calvin Macharia Yout, Widener
2007 NYU Tyler Sigl, Wisconsin–Platteville
2008 SUNY Cortland Peter Kosgei, Hamilton
2009 North Central Ricky Flynn, Lynchburg
2010 Haverford Anders Hulleberg, Haverford
2011 North Central Ben Sathre, St. Thomas
2012 North Central Tim Nelson, Wisconsin-Stout
2013 St. Olaf Michael LeDuc, Connecticut College
2014 North Central Grant Wintheiser, St. Olaf

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

See also[edit]


  1. ^ 2010 NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships Handbook [1].
  2. ^

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