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NCAA.com | December 3, 2018

NCAA DII cross country championships: Grand Valley State sweeps, takes men's and women's titles

The 2018 NCAA DII men's and women's cross country championship from the Schenley Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is in the books. Scroll below for highlights, scores, and analysis from the entire weekend.

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The Grand Valley State Lakers completed the sweep, winning the men's and women's titles. The men's championship was their first team title in program history. The Lakers edged second-place Colorado Mines by 10 points. CSU-Pueblo's Marcelo Laguera won the individual title with an impressive kick on the final mile, passing GVSU's Zach Panning with little time to spare. Adams State, last year's winner, finished in fourth place.

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The women's race wasn't as close, as Grand Valley State outlasted second place Mary by 42 points. Lakers' senior Sarah Berger won the individual title, edging Adams State junior Elish Flanagan in an entertaining final kick. Adams State, Western Colorado and Colorado Mines rounded out the top five in the team standings.

Catch up on everything you may have missed below.

MEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP HISTORY

YEAR CHAMPION COACH POINTS RUNNER-UP POINTS HOST OR SITE
2018 Grand Valley State Jerry Baltes 89 Colorado Mines 99 Pittsburgh, Pa.
2017 Adams State Damon Martin 44 Grand Valley State 64 Louisville, Ky.
2016 Adams State Damon Martin 54 Grand Valley State 79 St. Leo, Fla.
2015 Colorado Mines Chris Seimers 100 Adams State 127 Joplin, Mo.
2014 Adams State Damon Martin 69 Grand Valley State 127 Louisville, Ky.
2013 Adams State Damon Martin 54 Grand Valley State 104 Spokan, Wash,
2012 Adams State Damon Martin 34 Colorado Mines 102 Joplin, Mo.
2011 Western State Jennifer Michel 27 Adams State 69 Spokane, Wash.
2010 Adams State Damon Martin 57 Western State 102 Bellarmine
2009 Adams State Damon Martin 23 Western State 86 Southern Indiana
2008 Adams State Damon Martin 67 Western State 88 Slippery Rock
2007 Abilene Christian Derek Hood 59 Western State
Adams State
66 Mo. Southern State
2006 Abilene Christian Derek Hood 57 Adams State 70 Pensacola, Fla.
2005 Western State Duane Vandenbusche 51 Adams State 108 Cal Poly Pomona
2004 Western State Duane Vandenbusche 39 Adams State 76 Southern Indiana
2003 Adams State Damon Martin 40 Abilene Christian 68 Cary, N.C.
2002 Western State Duane Vandenbusche 35 Abilene Christian 81 Ashland
2001 Western State Duane Vandenbusche 38 Abilene Christian 74 Slippery Rock
2000 Western State Duane Vandenbusche 24 Abilene Christian 62 Cal Poly Pomona
1999 Western State Duane Vandenbusche 27 Adams State 95 Mo. Southern State
1998 Adams State Damon Martin 68 Western State 74 Kansas
1997 South Dakota Scott Munsen 78 Central Missouri 83 Wis.-Parkside
1996 South Dakota State Tom Henderson 119 Lewis 142 Humboldt State
1995 Western State Duane Vandenbusche 69 Central Missouri 98 South Carolina Upstate
1994 Adams State John Kernan 55 Western State 73 Nebraska-Kearney
1993 Adams State Joe Vigil 25 Edinboro 103 UC Riverside
1992 Adams State Joe Vigil 15 Western State 56 Slippery Rock
1991 UMass.-Lowell Georige Davis 48 Nebraska-Kearney 96 SIU-Edwardsville
1990 Edinboro Doug Watts 50 Shippensburg 125 Humboldt State
1989 South Dakota State Scott Underwood 97 Edinboro 102 East Stroudsburg
1988 Edinboro
Minn. State-Mankato
Doug Watts
Mark Schuck
77     Mississippi College
1987 Edinboro Doug Watts 95 Minn. State-Mankato 113 Southern Indiana
1986 Edinboro Doug Watts 56 South Dakota State 79 UC Riverside
1985 South Dakota State Scott Underwood 60 Edinboro 108 East Stroudsburg
1984 Southeast Mo. State Fred Binggeli 87 Edinboro 129 Mississippi College
1983 Cal Poly Pomona Jim sackett 86 St. Cloud State 100 Wisconsin-Parkside
1982 Eastern Washington Jerry Martin 84 South Dakota State 123 St. Cloud State
1981 Millersville Eugene Fritz 97 Edinboro 99 UMass.-Lowell
1980 Humoldt State James Hunt 115 UNC Pembroke 120 Wisconsin-Parkside
1979 Cal Poly Steve Miller 45 Sacramento State 108 UC Riverside
1978 Cal Poly Steve Miller 42 South Dakota State 165 Indiana (Pa.)
1977 Eastern Illinois Thomas Woodall 37 South Dakota State 151 Illinois-Chicago
1976 UC Irvine Len Miller 50 Missouri State 73 Missouri State
1975 UC Irvine Len Miller 59 Cal State Northridge 91 Cal State Northridge
1974 Missouri State Chuck Hunsaker 112 South Dakota State 130 Missouri State
1973 South Dakota State Jay Dirksen 88 Missouri State 93 Wheaton (Ill.)
1972 North Dakota State Roger Grooters 84 South Dakota State 143 Wheaton (Ill.)
1971 Cal State Fullerton Jim Schultz 47 North Dakota State 81 Wheaton (Ill.)
1970 Eastern Michigan Bob Parks 100 Cal State Fullerton 124 Wheaton (Ill.)
1969 Eastern Illinois Pat O'Brien 84 Eastern Michigan 146 Wheaton (Ill.)
1968 Eastern Illinois Pat O'Brien 99 Minn. State-Mankato 130 Wheaton (Ill.)
1967 San Diego State Anthony Sucec 66 Cal Poly Pomona 133 Wheaton (Ill.)
1966 San Diego State Choc Sportsman 58 Western Illinois 184 Wheaton (Ill.)
1965 San Diego State Choc Sportsman 55 Eastern Michigan 164 Wheaton (Ill.)
1964 Kentucky State William Exum 95 Truman 105 Wheaton (Ill.)
1963 Emporia State Fran Welch 44 Akron 174 Wheaton (Ill.)
1962 Central State (Ohio) Dave Youngblade 77 Northern Illinois 96 Wheaton (Ill.)
1961 Southern Illinois Lew Hartzog 33 South Dakota State 82 Wheaton (Ill.)
1960 Central State (Ohio) Dave Youngblade 72 Minn. State-Mankato 109 Wheaton (Ill.)
1959 South Dakota State Jim Emmerich 67 Emporia State 75 Wheaton (Ill.)
1958 Northern Illinois C.H. Appel 90 South Dakota State 93 Wheaton (Ill.)

WOMEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP HISTORY

YEAR CHAMPION COACH POINTS RUNNER-UP POINTS SITE
2017 Adams State Damon Martin 126 Mary 137 Louisville, Ky.
2016 Grand Valley State Jerry Baltes 116 Adams State 139 St. Leo, Fla.
2015 Adams State Damon Martin 83 Grand Valley State 97 Joplin, Mo.
2014 Grand Valley State Jerry Baltes 50 Hillsdale 115 Louisville, Ky.
2013 Grand Valley State Jerry Baltes 54 Adams State 91 Spokane, Wash,
2012 Grand Valley State Jerry Baltes 101 Augustana (S.D.) 104 Missouri Southern State
2011 Augustana (S.D.) Tracy Hellman 75 Western State 79 Spokane, Wash.
2010 Grand Valley State Jerry Baltes 66 Western State 95 Bellarmine
2009 Adams State Damon Martin 73 Grand Valley State 81 Southern Indiana
2008 Adams State Damon Martin 79 Grand Valley State 102 Slippery Rock
2007 Adams State Damon Martin 63 Seattle Pacific 178 Missouri Southern State
2006 Adams State Damon Martin 94 Western State 101 West Florida
2005 Adams State Damon Martin 54 Grand Valley State 69 Cal Poly Pomona
2004 Adams State Damon Martin 31 Edinboro 101 Southern Indiana
2003 Adams State Damon Martin 38 Western State 101 Cary, N.C.
2002 Western State Duane Vandenbusche 43 Adams State 46 Ashland
2001 Western State Duane Vandenbusche 46 Adams State 55 Slippery Rock
2000 Western State Duane Vandenbusche 38 North Dakota 131 Cal Poly Pomona
1999 Adams State Damon Martin 23 Western State 47 Missouri Southern State
1998 Adams State Damon Martin 56 Western State 79 Kansas
1997 Adams State Damon Martin 37 Lewis/Western State 106 Wisconsin-Parkside
1996 Adams State Damon Martin 35 Western State 94 Humboldt State
1995 Adams State Damon Martin 62 Abilene Christian 143 South Carolina Upstate
1994 Adams State Damon Martin 47 Western State 55 Nebraska-Kearney
1993 Adams State Damon Martin 75 Cal Poly 106 UC Riverside
1992 Adams State Damon Martin 64 Western State 99 Slippery Rock
1991 Cal Poly Deanne Johnson 60 UC Davis 93 SIU Edwardsville
1990 Cal Poly Deanne Johnson 61 Air Force 78 Humboldt State
1989 Cal Poly Lance Harter 34 Air Force 67 East Stroudsburg
1988 Cal Poly Lance Harter 49 Air Force 51 Mississippi College
1987 Cal Poly Lance Harter 53 Cal State Los Angeles 84 Southern Indiana
1986 Cal Poly Lance Harter 39 Cal State Northridge 93 UC Riverside
1985 Cal Poly Lance Harter 30 Cal State Northridge 86 East Stroudsburg
1984 Cal Poly Lance Harter 32 South Dakota State 107 Mississippi College
1983 Cal Poly Lance Harter 48 Holy Cross 92 Wisconsin-Parkside
1982 Cal Poly Lance Harter 32 South Dakota State 45 St. Cloud State
1981 South Dakota State Scoutt Underwood 26 Cal Poly 49 Southeast Missouri State