USI Men’s Cross Country earns bid to National Championship

USI Men’s Cross Country earns bid to National Championship

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana (WFIE) - The NCAA has announced the University of Southern Indiana men’s cross country team as an at-large bid to the NCAA Division II Cross Country Championships in December. Led behind the first-place performance of freshman Titus Winders (Mansfield, Tennessee), the Eagles placed fourth as a team over the weekend at the Midwest Regional through sloppy conditions in Hillsdale, Michigan. The top three teams from each region received an automatic qualification with a committee determining the ten at-large teams with USI being one of them for a grand-total of 34 teams. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Slippery Rock University will serve as host for the 2018 NCAA Division II National Championships at Schenley Park on December 1. TAKE NOTE:

  • Winders  finished first at the Division II Midwest Regional
  • Five Midwest  Region teams received berths to the NCAA Championships including Grand  Valley State, Saginaw Valley State, Walsh, USI, and Cedarville
  • This is the  second-straight 10-kilometer race that the men will compete in
  • USI hasn't  missed an NCAA Division II National Championship this decade
  • The Eagles  were GLVC Champions

Courtesy: USI Athletics

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