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North Carolina State women, Northern Arizona men win 2021 NCAA DI cross country championships

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BYU's Whittni Orton wins the 2021 women's cross country championship | FULL RACE
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6:00 pm, November 20, 2021

North Carolina State women, Northern Arizona men win 2021 NCAA DI cross country championships

BYU's Conner Mantz wins the 2021 men's cross country championship | FULL RACE

2021 DI women's cross country team and individual champions, full results

The North Carolina State women's cross country team made history on Saturday morning, claiming the program's first women's NCAA national championship.

The Wolfpack placed four runners in the top-25 finishers -- Kelsey Chmiel (6), Katelyn Tuohy (15), Alexandra Hays (22), and Hannah Steelman (24) -- and their winning score was 84, nearly 40 points better than runner-up BYU. Check out the top-12 team finishers:

di women's cross country team final finishers 2021

BYU senior Whittni Orton is the individual winner of the DI women's cross country final.

She finished the 6K in 19:25.4, nearly four seconds faster than the second-place finisher, Mercy Chelangat from Alabama. Ceili McCabe came in third. These are the top-9 individual finishers:

womens individual cross country 2021 finishers final

View complete results, times, splits, and scores here.

2021 DI men's cross country team and individual champions, full results

Once again, the DI men's cross country championship is heading to Northern Arizona.

The Lumberjacks put up an impressive display in the 10K final on Saturday morning, scoring a 92. NAU was the only team in the field to break 100, and it beat second-place Iowa State by 45 points.

Three of Northern Arizona's runners finished in the top 13. NAU has won the national title in back-to-back seasons and in five of the last six seasons. Here are the top-12 team finishes:

2021 di men's cross country team final 10 finishers

A BYU runner also won the men's individual race. Junior Conner Mantz pulled away from the pack to win the men's 10K.

Mantz and several other runners were tightly packed halfway through the race, but Mantz turned it on late and crossed the finish line all by himself. His winning time was 28:33.1. He won by more than five seconds.

Iowa State's Wesley Kiptoo and Campbell's Athanas Kioko finished second and third, respectively. Here are the rest of the top-9 individual runners:

2021 men's cross country individual finishers final

View complete results, times, splits, and team finishes here.

4:52 pm, November 20, 2021

Northern Arizona men repeat as DI cross country champions, claim fifth title in six seasons

Once again, the DI men's cross country championship is heading to Northern Arizona.

The Lumberjacks put up an impressive display in the 10K final on Saturday morning, scoring a 92. NAU was the only team in the field to break 100, and it beat second-place Iowa State by 45 points.

Three of Northern Arizona's runners finished in the top 13. NAU has won the national title in back-to-back seasons and in five of the last six seasons,

northern Arizona national champions cross country 2021 team men's

View complete results, times, splits, and team finishes here. And stay tuned to this page for more updates on the races today.

4:47 pm, November 20, 2021

BYU junior Conner Mantz wins men's 10K

Conner Mantz pulled away from the pack to win the men's 10K at the 2021 DI cross country finals on Saturday morning.

Mantz and several other runners were tightly packed halfway through the race, but Mantz turned it on late and crossed the finish line all by himself. His winning time was 28:33.1. He won by more than five seconds.

View the full results, times, splits, and scores, here. And stay tuned to this page for more updates.

4:28 pm, November 20, 2021

BYU's Conner Mantz leads halfway through men's 10K

Conner Mantz from BYU is the leader at the halfway point of the 2021 DI men's cross country final.

But he is by no means alone at the front. The top eight runners were separated by less than one second at the 5000-meter mark. Take a look:

2021 di men's cross country halfway splits

Click or tap here for real-time splits, times, scoring, and results. And stay tuned to this page for more race updates and results.

4:08 pm, November 20, 2021

DI men's cross country final underway

The final race of the 2021 DI men's cross country season has begun.

The men are running the 10K at Apalachee Regional Park in Tallahassee, Fla.

Stay tuned to this page for live results and updates. And for real-time results, times, and finishers, click or tap here.

3:47 pm, November 20, 2021

North Carolina State wins first NCAA women's cross country championship in program history

The North Carolina State women's cross country team made history on Saturday morning, claiming the program's first women's NCAA national championship.

The Wolfpack placed four runners in the top-25 finishers, and their winning score was 84, nearly 40 points better than runner-up BYU.

View the complete team results, scoring, and times here. Stay tuned to this page for more updates.

3:43 pm, November 20, 2021

BYU senior Whittni Orton wins women's 6K

BYU's Whittni Orton is the winner of the DI women's cross country final.

She finished the 6K in 19:25.4, nearly four seconds faster than the second-place finisher, Mercy Chelangat from Alabama.

Go here for real-time updates, times, splits, scoring, and results.

Stay tuned for this page for more updates on the race.

3:36 pm, November 20, 2021

Florida's Parker Valby leads halfway through women's final

Parker Valby from Florida leads the pack at the halfway point of the DI women's cross country championship. She ran the first 3,000 meters in 9:53.6 seconds.

West Virginia's Ceili McCabe and BYU's Whittni Orton are in second and third at the halfway mark, respectively.

View real-time splits, times, results, and more here. Stay tuned to this page for more updates.

3:16 pm, November 20, 2021

DI women's cross country final underway

The final race of the 2021 DI women's cross country season has begun.

The women are running the 6K at Apalachee Regional Park in Tallahassee, Fla.

Stay tuned to this page for live results and updates. And for real-time results, times, and finishers, click or tap here.

1:30 pm, November 20, 2021

DI men's and women's cross country finals ready to run Saturday morning

The 2021 DI cross country championship will take place on Nov. 20.

It's race day at the 2021 Division I men's and women's cross country championship. The NCAA Finals are on Saturday, Nov. 20 at Apalachee Regional Park in Tallahassee, Florida, hosted by Florida State University.

The women's race will start things off later this morning at 10:20 a.m. ET, and the men will follow shortly after, at 11:10 a.m. ET. The women will be running the 6K, and the men will run the 10K.

The Northern Arizona men and BYU women are defending champions and headline the full field of teams running in the finals.

You can view the full field for this year's DI cross country championship here. 

Information to know for 2021 DI men's and women's cross country championship: 

  • Where: Apalachee Regional Park, Tallahassee, Florida
  • When: Today, Saturday, Nov. 20
  • Time: Women's - 10:20 a.m. ET, Men's - 11:10 a.m. ET
  • Watch: ESPN U and ESPN App at 10 a.m. ET

Click or tap here to buy tickets to this year's cross country championship.

5:45 pm, November 19, 2021

DI men's and women's cross country finals set for Saturday, Nov. 20

The 2021 DI cross country championship will take place on Nov. 20.

The 2021 Division I men's and women's cross country championship is less than 24 hours away. The NCAA Finals will take place on Saturday, Nov. 20 at Apalachee Regional Park in Tallahassee, Florida, hosted by Florida State University.

The women's race will start at 10:20 a.m. ET, and the men will begin shortly after, at 11:10 a.m. ET. The women will be running the 6K, and the men will run the 10K.

The Northern Arizona men and BYU women are defending champions and headline the full field of teams running in the finals.

You can view the full field for this year's DI cross country championship here. 

Information to know for 2021 DI men's and women's cross country championship: 

  • Where: Apalachee Regional Park, Tallahassee, Florida
  • When: Saturday, Nov. 20
  • Time: Women's - 10:20 a.m. ET, Men's - 11:10 a.m. ET
  • Watch: ESPN U and ESPN App at 10 a.m. ET

Click or tap here to buy tickets to this year's cross country championship.

10:00 pm, November 13, 2021

2021 DI men's and women's cross country championship field revealed

The 2021 DI cross country championship will take place on Nov. 20.

The 2021 Division I men's and women's cross country championship qualifiers have been announced. Watch the entire selection show here.

The championship will take place on Nov. 20 at Apalachee Regional Park in Tallahassee, Florida. The women's race will start at 10:20 a.m. ET, while the men's will begin shortly after at 11:10 a.m. ET. 

You can view the full field for this year's DI cross country championship here. 

Information to know for 2021 DI men's and women's cross country championship: 

  • Where: Apalachee Regional Park, Tallahassee, Florida
  • When: Saturday, Nov. 20
  • Time: Women's - 10:20 a.m. ET, men's - 11:10 a.m. ET
  • Watch: ESPN U and ESPN App at 10 a.m. ET

Click or tap here to buy tickets to this year's cross country championship.

10:12 pm, November 12, 2021

All results from cross country regionals Friday, how to watch Saturday selection show

Stanford Athletics Stanford women regional winner cross country

There were nine regionals across the country on Friday, Nov. 12 as part of the 2021 DI cross country championships. The top two finishing teams on the men's and women's sides would earn automatic qualification to the NCAA Finals, to be held Saturday, Nov. 20 in Tallahassee, Fla.

Here are the first-place teams and runners-up from every regional today, men and women.

South

Women

  • First: Ole Miss
  • Second: Florida State

Men

  • First: Ole Miss
  • Second: Alabama

Southeast

Women

  • First: North Carolina State
  • Second: North Carolina

Men

  • First: Wake Forest
  • Second: Furman

South Central

Women

  • First: Arkansas
  • Second: Rice

Men

  • First: Texas
  • Second: Arkansas

Northeast

Women

  • First: Harvard
  • Second: Syracuse

Men

  • First: Syracuse
  • Second: Harvard

Mid-Atlantic

Women

  • First: Georgetown
  • Second: West Virginia

Men

  • First: Princeton
  • Second: Georgetown

Great Lakes

Women

  • First: Notre Dame
  • Second: Wisconsin

Men

  • First: Notre Dame
  • Second: Wisconsin

Midwest

Women

  • First: Minnesota
  • Second: Oklahoma State

Men

  • First: Oklahoma State
  • Second: Iowa State

West

Women

  • First: Stanford
  • Second: Washington

Men

  • First: Stanford
  • Second: Washington

Mountain

Women

  • First: New Mexico
  • Second: Colorado

Men

  • First: BYU
  • Second: Northern Arizona

Click or tap here for the complete results from every race at every regional today, including individual and team finishes. You can also scroll down this page or click the timeline to the left to see the top-2 individual finishers from the women's 6K and men's 10K at each site today.

2021 DI Cross Country Selection Show

When: Saturday, Nov. 13 at 5 p.m. ET

How to watch: Live on NCAA.com

What: NCAA will announce individual and team participants, men and women, for the 2021 finals in Tallahassee. The field will be made up of the above automatic-qualifying teams as well as at-large selections.

9:29 pm, November 12, 2021

Mountain results: BYU men stun top seed, New Mexico women win

The ninth and final regional of the day brought plenty of drama in Provo, Utah. The No. 8 BYU Cougars shocked top-seeded Northern Arizona to win the men's title. New Mexico secured the victory on the women's side, with Colorado finishing second.

All four of those teams will advance to the finals of the 2021 NCAA DI cross country championships. Northern Arizona is the defending men's champion and has won the title in four of the last five seasons. The year it didn't win was 2019, when it finished as runner-up to, yes, BYU.

BYU's Conner Mantz won the extremely tight 10K race over Northern Arizona's Nico Young, edging him at the finish line by 1.2 seconds.

Here's the top 5 for women's:

mountain region results team women cross country

Here's the top 5 for men's:

mountain region results team men cross country

As for the individuals, let's take a look at the winner and runner-up in each race: 

Men's 10K: 

  1. Conner Mantz (BYU) 29:39.6
  2. Nico Young (Northern Arizona) 29:40.8

Women's 6K: 

  1. Taryn O'Neill (Northern Arizona) 20:17.9
  2. Tierney Wolfgram (Nevada) 20:20.4

Click or tap here for the complete results from both races.

9:12 pm, November 12, 2021

West results: Stanford sweeps men's and women's team titles

The West regional of the 2021 DI cross country championship was all about Stanford. The Cardinal men and women each won the team title and earned automatic qualification to the NCAA finals.

The women's winning score was 42, and the men's was 61. Stanford's Julia Heymach won a thrilling women's race by 5 tenths of a second.

Washington finished as runner-up in both events to grab the other automatic qualifying spot. The Huskies men's team came up only five points shy of catching Stanford.

Here's the top 5 for women's:

west regional women team cross country results

Here's the top 5 for men's:

west regional men team cross country results

As for the individuals, let's take a look at the winner and runner-up in each race: 

Men's 10K: 

  1. Kieran Lumb (Washington) 29:28.5
  2. Charles Hicks (Stanford) 29:29.5

Women's 6K: 

  1. Julia Heymach (Stanford) 20:01.1
  2. Ruby Smee (San Francisco) 20:01.6

Click or tap here for the complete results from both races.