D-II Championship Field Set
Nov. 9, 2009
INDIANAPOLIS---The NCAA Division II Men’s and Women’s Track and Field Committee has announced the participants for the 2009 NCAA Division II Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Championships.
In order to be eligible to participate in the championships, teams and individuals had to qualify in their respective NCAA region competitions that were held this past weekend.
A total of 368 participants (184 men and 184 women) will compete in the championships. All regions automatically qualified two teams of seven student-athletes each. Additional berths were awarded to the regions with the first eight team finishers at the 2008 NCAA Division II Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Championships.
All regions automatically qualify the top two individuals from non-qualifying teams. In addition, all individual competitors who finish in the top five overall places in their respective regional meet and are not a member of a qualifying team automatically advance to the championships.
The University of Southern Indiana will host the championships, November 21, at University of Southern Indiana Cross Country Course in Evansville, Indiana. The women’s race will begin at noon Central time followed by the men’s race at 1 p.m. Central time.
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