31 schools, 38 individuals selected to DI Women’s XC Championship


INDIANAPOLIS — The NCAA Division I Men’s and Women’s Track and Field and Cross Country Committee announced today 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 Nov. 22 at the Wabash Valley Family Sports Center, located in Terre Haute, Indiana. The women’s race will begin at Noon ET, followed by the men’s race at approximately 1 p.m. ET. A live webcast will be available on NCAA.com.

Women’s Automatic Qualifying Teams

Boise State
Florida State
Iowa State
Michigan State
New Mexico
West Virginia
William and Mary

Women’s At-large Teams

Boston College
North Carolina
North Carolina State
Notre Dame
Ohio State
Virginia Tech

Women’s Individual Qualifiers

Great Lakes Region

Victoria Voronko, Eastern Michigan
Sofie Gallein, Eastern Michigan
Maria McDaniel, Western Michigan
Abbey Kelto, Central Michigan

Mid-Atlantic Region

Megan Curham, Princeton
Morgan Szekely, La Salle
Elizabeth Weiler, Lehigh
Jillian Hunsberger, Penn State

Midwest Region

Courtney Frerichs, UMKC
Erin Teschuk, North Dakota State
Monika Juodeskaite, Oklahoma State
Karissa Schweizer, Missouri
Laura Galvan, Kansas State
Amber Eichkorn, South Dakota

Mountain Region

Andrea Harrison, BYU
Carrie Jube, BYU
Holly Page, Wyoming
Melanie Townsend, Northern Arizona

Northeast Region

Lauren Sara, UConn
Kira Garry, Yale
Emily Durgin, UConn
Rosa Moriello, Boston U.

South Region

Chelsea Blaase, Tennessee
Rhianwedd Price, Mississippi State
Anne-Marie Blaney, UCF
Hannah Maina, Middle Tennessee

South Central Region
Agnes Sjostrom, SMU
Cali Roper, Rice
Hillary Montgomery, Texas A&M
Grace Fletcher, Texas A&M

Southeast Region
Allie Buchalski, Furman
Kyla Van Graan, Coastal Carolina
Letitia Saayman, Coastal Carolina
Ann Eason, Eastern Kentucky

West Region
Shelby Houlihan, Arizona State
Bethan Knights, California
Tansey Lystad, Portland
Raquel Hefflin, UC Riverside

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