NCAA.com | November 16, 2014 DIII Men's Cross Country qualifiers Share INDIANAPOLIS --The NCAA Division III Men’s and Women’s Track and Field Committee announced Sunday the team and individual qualifiers for the 2014 NCAA Division III Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Championships. In order to be eligible to participate in the championships, teams and individuals must qualify in their respective NCAA regions. Thirty-two teams were selected to participate in each championship. The top two, seven-person teams automatically qualified from each of the eight regions, for a total of 16 teams. Sixteen additional teams were selected at-large. Fifty-six individuals, the first seven athletes from each region who are not a part of a qualifying team, were selected to participate in each championship. Wilmington College (Ohio) and the Warren County Convention and Visitor’s Bureau are co-hosting the championships, November 22, at the Golf Center at King’s Island in Mason, Ohio. The men’s race will begin at 11 a.m. Eastern time followed by the women’s race at 12:30 p.m. Eastern time. The following teams and individuals were selected to the championships: Men’s Automatic Qualifying Teams Amherst Bridgewater (Virginia) Carnegie Mellon Claremont Mudd-Scripps Colby Emory Loras Mount Union North Central (Illinois) Pomona-Pitzer St. Lawrence St. Olaf SUNY Geneseo Wabash Widener Wisconsin-Eau Claire Men’s At-large Teams Calvin Carleton Central (Iowa) Dickinson Haverford Johns Hopkins Middlebury MIT Rose-Hulman St. Thomas (Minnesota) SUNY Cortland Tufts Washington U. in St. Louis Williams Wisconsin-La Crosse Wisconsin-Stout Men’s Individual Automatic Qualifiers Atlantic Region Matt Giannino, Rochester Institute of Technology Sebastian Oja, New York University Zakk Hess, Fredonia State Jacob Andrews, Rensselaer Benjamin Fazio, Rensselaer Sawyer Hitchcock, Ithaca Jonathan Sewnig, Rowan Central Region Thomas Feichtinger, St. John’s (Minnesota) Chase Moser, Wartburg Ryan Peterson, Hamline Bennett Moser, Wartburg Chris Lawson, St. Scholastica Jovan Newsum, Saint Mary’s (Minnesota) Thomas Knobbe, Gustavus Adolphus Great Lakes Region Geno Arthur, Oberlin John Sotos, Ohio Wesleyan Nathan Rosenbaum, Ohio Northern Ben Zank, Hope Tadhg Karski, John Carroll Joshua Urso, Oberlin Elliot Thorkelson, John Carroll Mideast Region Nate Noll, DeSales Logan Steiner, Allegheny Dillon Farrell, Moravian Alex Price, Susquehanna Jaryd Flank, Muhlenberg Dan Gresh, Elizabethtown Sid Kakkar, Swarthmore Midwest Region Jordan Carpenter, Wisconsin-Oshkosh Ian LaMere, Wisconsin-Platteville Joel Walden, Wisconsin-Platteville Will Cross, Elmhurst Nate Richards, Principia Michael Frasco, Chicago Dawson Miller, Wisconsin-Whitewater New England, Region Tyler Scheibenpflug, Lyndon State John Stansel, Bates Lee Cattanach, Eastern Connecticut State Tim McGowan, Roger Williams Avery Wentworth, Bowdoin Andrew Sukeforth, Bridgewater State Kevin Hoose, Bowdoin South/Southeast Region Ryan Gehman, Eastern Mennonite Harrison Toney, Roanoke Victor Pataky, Centre Alex Noe, Rhodes Levi Warring, Washington and Lee Christopher Roberts, Birmingham-Southern Jacob Landis, Eastern Mennonite West Region John Guzman, Occidental Colin Smith, Occidental David Santillan, Puget Sound Yonny Castillo, Willamette Aditya Bhagavathi, Caltech Ruben Solorza, Whittier Bryan Hayes, La Verne In 2013, St. Olaf won the men’s team championship, marking its first national title. They finished with 84 points, defeating defending champion North Central (Illinois), which finished with 86 points. Individual honors went to Michael LeDuc of Connecticut College. LeDuc finished 4 seconds ahead of John Crain of North Central (Illinois). For more information regarding the championships, log on to NCAA.com. DIVISION III MEN'S CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIP APPEARANCES SCHOOL APPEARANCES * LAST BEST FINISH CHAMPIONSHIPS Amherst 5 2009 12th -- Bridgewater (Va.) 2 2013 31st -- Calvin 30 2013 1st 4 (2000, 2003-04, 2006) Carleton 19 2013 1st 1 (1980) Carnegie Mellon 20 2012 6th -- Central (Iowa) 6 2013 6th -- Claremont-M-S 13 2013 11th -- Colby 2 2013 22nd -- Dickinson 8 2013 5th -- Emory 18 2013 12th -- Haverford 32 2013 1st 1st (2010) Johns Hopkins 5 2013 11th -- Loras 4 2013 15th -- Middlebury 5 2013 7th -- MIT 15 2013 7th -- Mount Union 20 2009 1st 1 (1974) North Central (Ill.) 42 2013 1st 15 (1975-75, 1978-79, 1981-82, 1987, 1992-93, 1997-99, 2009, 2011-12) Pomona-Pitzer 11 2013 10th -- Rose-Hulman 2 1974 18th -- St. Lawrence 18 2013 3rd -- St. Olaf 14 2013 1st 1 (2013) St. Thomas (Minn.) 25 2009 1st 2 (1984, 1986) SUNY Cortland 16 2013 1st 1 (2008) SUNY Geneseo 12 2013 4th -- Tufts 13 2013 5th -- Wabash 15 2013 3rd -- Washington (Mo.) 10 2013 3rd -- Widener First -- -- -- Williams 23 2013 1st 2 (1994-95) Wisconsin-Eau Claire 6 2013 9th -- Wisconsin-La Crosse 30 2013 1st 3 (1996, 2001, 2005) Wisconsin-Stout 2 1981 10th -- * -- Includes 2014.