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Stan Becton | NCAA.com | November 19, 2022

Northern Arizona, NC State repeat as men's and women's DI cross country champions

2022 DI men's NCAA cross country championship | FULL RACE

Northern Arizona and NC State won the men's and women's DI cross country championships, respectively. Here's what you may have missed.

Men's

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Individual

Stanford's Charles Hicks was the first to cross the finish line in 28:43.6. Hicks took the lead over the last 2K and never looked back. Hicks set a course record with his time and became the first Cardinal runner to ever win the individual title.

Finish Athlete School Time
1 Charles Hicks Stanford 28:43.6
2 Nico Young Northern Arizona 28:44.5
3 Drew Bosley Northern Arizona 28:55.9
4 Dylan Jacobs Tennessee 28:58.0
5 Alex Maier Oklahoma State 28:58.2
6 Graham Blanks Harvard 28:58.4
7 Casey Clinger BYU 28:58.7
8 Isai Rodriguez Oklahoma State 28:59.9
9 Parker Wolfe North Carolina 29.00.4
10 Ky Robinson Stanford 29.07.4

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Team

Northern Arizona won the DI men's cross county team title, finishing with 83 points. The Lumberjacks won a tiebreaker over Oklahoma State 3-2.

It's the first time in DI men's cross country history that a tiebreaker determined the national champion. The only other tie came in 1942, before a tiebreaker was established.

Northern Arizona has now three-peated, winning three titles from 2020-2022. It the second three-peat for the Lumberjacks, who three-peated from 2016-2018. Northern Arizona has won six titles in the last seven years. The only other school to achieve the feat was UTEP from 1975-1981.

Place Team Finishers Top Runner
1 Northern Arizona 2-3-18-24-36 Charles Hicks
2 Oklahoma State 5-8-11-29-30 Alex Maier
3 BYU 7-20-28-33-44 Casey Clinger
4 Stanford 1-10-48-67-69 Charles Hicks
5 Wake Forest 19-21-25-53-86 Zach Facioni
6 Wisconsin 15-32-42-51-72 Jackson Sharp
7 Air Force 27-46-54-66-71 Ryan Johnson
8 Colorado 34-40-64-65-78 Bob Liking
9 Tulsa 14-22-41-58-169 Cormac Dalton
10 North Carolina 9-59-68-91-96 Parker Wolfe

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Women's

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Individual

NC State's Katelyn Tuohy was the first to cross the finish line in 19:27.7. Tuohy used a final kick to surpass Florida's Parker Valby over the final 1K and secure the win.

Finish Athlete School Time
1 Katelyn Tuohy NC State 19:27.7
2 Parker Valby Florida 19:30.9
3 Kelsey Chmiel NC State 19:37.1
4 Elise Stearns Northern Arizona 19:43.9
5 Bailey Hertenstein Colorado 19:45.1
6 Hilda Olemomoi Alabama 19:45.6
7 Natalie Cook Oklahoma State 19:46.3
8 Olivia Markezich Notre Dame 19:46.4
9 Amariz Tyynismaa Alabama 19:48.4
10 Addie Engel Ohio State 19:50.4

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Team

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NC State won the 2022 DI women's cross country team title, finishing with 114 points. The win gives the Wolfpack back-to-back titles, becoming the first back-to-back DI women's champion since 2009-2010.

NC State also is the first program since Colorado in 2018 to win both the individual and team title.

Place Team Finishers Top Runner
1 NC State 1-2-13-24-74 Katelyn Tuohy
2 New Mexico 20-23-31-32-34 Amelia Mazza-Downie
3 Alabama 5-8-12-14-127 Hilda Olemomoi
4 Oklahoma State 6-11-47-62-75 Natalie Cook
5 North Carolina 15-35-50-54-88 Kelsey Harrington
6 Northern Arizona 3-40-55-78-81 Elise Stearns
7 Notre Dame 7-45-56-69-84 Olivia Markezich
8 BYU 27-29-58-59-90 Aubrey Frentheway
9 Virginia 37-39-46-53-93 Mia Barnett
10 Georgetown 19-33-48-72-99 Maggie Donahue

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