31 schools, 38 individuals qualify for DI Men’s Cross Country Championships

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INDIANAPOLIS –The NCAA Division I Men’s and Women’s Track and Field and Cross Country Committee announced Saturday the team and individual qualifiers for the 2014 NCAA Division I Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Championships.

In order to be eligible to participate in the championships, teams and individuals qualified in their respective NCAA regional competitions.

Thirty-one teams were selected to participate in each championship.

The top two, seven-person teams automatically qualified from each of the nine regions, for a total of 18 teams. Thirteen additional teams were selected at-large.

Thirty-eight individuals were selected to participate in each championship through an automatic qualifier and at-large selection process. All individual qualifiers finished in the top 25 in their region.

Indiana State will host the championships on Nov. 22 at the Wabash Valley Family Sports Center in Terre Haute, Indiana. The women’s race will begin at noon ET, followed by the men’s race at approximately 1 p.m. A live webcast of the championships will be broadcast on NCAA.com.

The following teams and individuals were selected to the championships:

Men’s Automatic Qualyfing teams:

Arkansas
Colorado
Florida State
Furman
Georgetown
Michigan State
Northern Arizona
Oklahoma State
Ole Miss
Oregon
Portland
Providence
Syracuse
Texas
Tulsa
Villanova
Virginia
Wisconsin

Men’s At-large teams

BYU
Colorado State
Eastern Kentucky
Indiana
Iona
Michigan
New Mexico
North Carolina
Southern Utah
Stanford
UCLA
UTEP
Washington

Men’s Individual Qualifiers

Great Lakes Region

John Mascari, Indiana State
Matt McClintock, Purdue
Eric Peterson, Butler
Michael Clevenger, Notre Dame
Joseph Stewart, Miami (Ohio)

Mid-Atlantic Region

Matt Fischer, Penn State
Thomas Awad, Pennsylvania
Ryan Mahalsky, Lehigh
Stephen Schroeder, Navy

Midwest Region

Sam Penzenstadler, Loyola Chicago
Aaron Bartnik, Minnesota
Dan Curts, Iowa State
Brogan Austin, Drake
Jacob Morgan, Kansas

Mountain Region

Amos Bowen, Wyoming
JakeTurner, Montana State
Riley Coates, Air Force
Eric Shellhorn, Utah State

Northeast Region

Kevin Dooney, Yale
Jack Boyle, Columbia
Daniel Everett, Columbia
Tom Purnell, Harvard

South Region

Ty McCormack, Auburn
Austin Whitelaw, Tennessee
Kane Grimster, Auburn
Christoph Graf, South Alabama

South Central Region

Sam Stabler, Lamar
Brain Barraza, Houston
Charles Mathenge, Stephen F. Austin
Troy Taylor, North Texas

Southeast Region

Luis Vargas, Elon
Edwin Kibichiy, Louisville
Ernest Kibe, Louisville
George Parsons, NC State

West Region

Chris Walden, California
Ryan Herson, Arizona State
Andrew Rafla, Boise State
Jose Madera, San Francisco

DIVISION I MEN’S CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIP APPEARANCES

SCHOOL APPEARANCES * LAST BEST FINISH CHAMPIONSHIPS
Arkansas 44 2013 1st 11 (1984, 1986-87, 1990-93, 1995, 1998-2000)
BYU 31 2013 2nd
Colorado 44 2013 1st 4 (2001, 2004, 2006, 2013)
Colorado State 12 2013 5th
Eastern Kentucky 4 2013 15th
Florida State 12 2012 2nd
Furman 3 1970 12th
Georgetown 34 2012 4th
Indiana 37 2013 1st 3 (1938, 1940, 1942)
Iona 20 2013 2nd
Michigan 30 2013 4th
Michigan State 42 2012 1st 8 (1939, 1948-49, 1952, 1955-56, 1958-59)
Mississippi First
New Mexico 10 2013 8th
North Carolina 7 2013 5th
Northern Arizona 25 2013 2nd
Oklahoma State 28 2013 1st 4 (1954, 2009-10, 2012)
Oregon 39 2013 1st 6 (1971, 1973-74, 1977, 2007-08)
Portland 16 2013 7th
Providence 41 2013 2nd
Southern Utah 2 1999 21st
Stanford 23 2013 1st 4 (1996-97, 2002-03)
Syracuse 20 2013 1st 1 (1951)
Texas 32 2013 3rd
Tulsa 6 2013 7th
UCLA 10 2012 5th
UTEP 16 2007 1st 7 (1969, 1975-76, 1978-81)
Villanova 32 2013 1st 4 (1966-68, 1970)
Virginia 13 2013 5th
Washington 13 2009 4th
Wisconsin 54 2013 1st 5 (1982, 1985, 1988, 2005, 2011)
* — Includes 2014.

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