cross-country-men-d3 flag | November 15, 2015

NCAA DIII Men's AND Women's cross country championships qualifiers

INDIANAPOLIS---The NCAA Division III Men’s and Women’s Track and Field and Cross Country Committee announced today the team and individual qualifiers for the 2015 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 student-athletes from each region who are not a part of a qualifying team, were selected to participate in each championship.

The University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh is hosting the championships, November 21, at Lake Breeze Golf Club in Winneconne, Wisconsin. The women’s race will begin at Noon Eastern time followed by the men’s race at 1:30 p.m. Eastern time.

In 2014, North Central (Illinois) won the men’s team championship, marking its 16th national title. They finished with 130 points, defeating defending champion St. Olaf, which finished with 143 points.

On the women’s side, Johns Hopkins defeated MIT to win its third consecutive national championship. Johns Hopkins totaled 87 points to MIT’s 112.

Individual honors went to Amy Regan of Stevens Institute of Technology, who won the individual title, finishing almost seven seconds ahead of Washington U. in St. Louis’ Lucy Cheadle. In the men’s championship, individual honors went to Grant Wintheiser of St. Olaf. Wintheiser finished six seconds ahead of Colin Cotton of Williams.

The following teams and individuals were selected to the championships:

Men's Automatic Qualifying Teams



Central (Iowa)

Christopher Newport





North Central (Ill.)


St. Lawrence

St. Olaf

SUNY Geneseo



Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Men's At-large Teams

Augustana (Ill.)


Carnegie Mellon








Washington U. in St. Louis

Wesleyan (Conn.)


Wisconsin-La Crosse



Women's Automatic Qualifying Teams







Johns Hopkins


St. Thomas (Minn.)

SUNY Geneseo

SUNY Oneonta


Washington U. in St. Louis



Wisconsin-Osh Kosh

Women's At large Teams





Keene State





Rochester (N.Y.)

St. Lawrence

St. Olaf



Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Wisconsin-La Crosse

Men's Individual Automatic Qualifiers

Atlantic Region

Benjamin Fazio, Rensselaer

Mitch Ryan, Cortland State

Sawyer Hitchcock, Ithaca

Collin Mulcahy, Fredonia

Kyle Collins, Fredonia

Greg Arabagian, Stevens Institute of Technology

Andrew Tedeschi, TCNJ

Central Region

Charles Corbett, Wisconsin-Superior

Hart Horner, Carleton

Matt Berens, Bethel (Minn.)

Thomas Feichtinger, St. John's (Minn.)

Tyler Broadwell, Luther

Jonah Barry, Carleton

Isaac Jensen, Luther

Great Lakes Region

Geno Arthur, Oberlin

Alex Wilson, Mount Union

John Sotos, Ohio Wesleyan

Sam Merriman, Case Western Reserve

Zachary Geiger, Ohio Wesleyan

Ian Kellogg, Otterbein

Paul Christian, DePauw

Mideast Region

Jaryd Flank, Muhlenberg

Ernie Pitone, Widener

Daniel Christiansen, Grove City

Ryan Schwartz, Johns Hopkins

Will McDermott, Widener

John Crowe, Susquehanna

Jared Schatz, Messiah

Midwest Region

Brett Harms, Wisc.-Whitewater

Alex Holle, Wheaton (Ill.)

Dane Tyler, Wisc.-Stevens Point

Austin Wright, Milwaukee School of Engineering

Tony Cass, Wisc.-Stout

Alexander Gonzales, Wisc.-Stevens Point

Julian Manley, Wisc.-River Falls

New England Region

Allen Sumrall, Bates

Patrick Hoagland, Trinity (Conn.)

Silas Eastman, Colby

Hayden Patterson, Keene State

Bridger Tomlin, Bowdoin

Damon Kilgore, Gordon

Austin Scott, WPI

South/Southeast Region

Harrison Toney, Roanoke

Victor Pataky, Centre

Alec Thibodeaux, Eastern Mennonite

Taylor Piske, Trinity (Tx.)

Oliver Langselius, Trinity (Tx.)

Nathan Riggs, Centre

Spencer Fields, Rhodes

West Region

Tyler Shipley, Puget Sound

Brad Hodkinson, Pac Lutheran

Geremia Lizier-Zmudzinski, Puget Sound

Chris Reid, Chapman

Christopher MacMurray, Whitworth

Aditya Bhagavathi, Caltech

Tommy Warfel, Occidental

Women's Individual Automatic Qualifiers

Atlantic Region

Taryn Cordani, Ithaca

Laura Morrison, Fredonia

Denise Ibarra, Ithaca

Michelle Fish, Hamilton

Mary Visca, Stevens Institute of Technology

Kailyn Balzano, Cortland State

Lily Corsaro, New York University

Central Region

Abrah Masterson, Cornell College

Sanjuanita Martinez, Cornell College

Kimber Meyer, Macalester

Casey Hovland, St. Scholastica

Annika Halverson, Bethel (Minn.)

Lucy Conroy, Coe

Lauren Mordini, Luther

Great Lakes Region

Kelsey Aamoth, Case Western

Claire Lamb, Otterbein

Jessica Shaw, Albion

Sarah Fowler, Ohio Wesleyan

Mariah Jordan, Manchester

Emily Richards, Ohio Northern

Claudia Monnett, DePauw

Mideast Region

Veronica Wheeler, DeSales

Kelsey Patrick, Lebanon Valley

Bianca Bolton, Misericordia

Marissa Durako, King's (Penn.)

Jamie Pacilio, Muhlenberg

Julie Gerber, Waynesburg

Emma Doughman, Marywood

Midwest Region

Sarah Bradley, Millikin

Kathleen Thorn, Wisc.-Stout

Megan Constanzo, North Central (Ill.)

Erin Artz, St. Norbert

Erin McCarey, Illinois Wesleyan

Jackie Schane, Aurora

Natasha Zanoya, Edgewood

New England Region

Abby Shafer, New England College

Ashley Curran, Connecticut College

Jess Cardin, Westfield State

Emily Bryson, Brandeis

Alanna McDonough, Colby

Savanna Gornisiewicz, Amherst

Lizzie Lacy, Amherst

South/Southeast Region

Hannah Chappell-Dick, Eastern Mennonite

Serena Gale-Butto, Centre

Margaret Seybold, Washington and Lee

Samantha Yates, Washington and Lee

Emma MacEachern, Trinity (Tx.)

Katherine Lehman, Eastern Mennonite

Lydia Cromwell, Christopher Newport

West Region

Maya Weigel, Pomona-Pitzer

Lauren Roberts, Redlands

Stephanie Spencer, Pacific (Ore.)

Allysa Warling, Colorado College

Leah Wessler, Colorado College

Kaelia Neal, Linfield

Katie Sandfort, Colorado College



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