NCAA Women's Division III Cross Country Championship

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The NCAA Women's Division III Cross Country Championship is an annual cross country meet to decide the team and individual national champions of women's NCAA Division III intercollegiate cross country running in the United States. It is held every fall, usually in November the Saturday before Thanksgiving.

Contents

The most successful program is SUNY Cortland, with seventh national titles. The current champions are Johns Hopkins, who won their sixth title in 2019.

Format

The race included 9 teams in 1981, 12 teams from 1982 to 1986, 14 teams from 1987 to 1992, 21 teams from 1993 to 1998 and 24 teams from 1998 to 2005. Beginning in 2006, the national championship race has included 32 teams. Teams compete in one of eight regional championships to qualify. In addition to the 32 teams, 56 individual runners qualify for the national championship. [1]

Champions

NCAA Division III Women's Cross Country Championship
YearFinals Site
(Host Team)
Team ChampionshipIndividual Championship
WinnerPointsRunner-upPointsWinner
(Team)
Time
1981 Kenosha, WI
(Carthage)
Central (IA) 26 Glassboro State 70 Cynthia Sturm
(Westfield State)
18:43.30†
1982 Fredonia, NY
(Fredonia)
St. Thomas (MN) 44UW–La Crosse83 Tori Neubauer
(UW–La Crosse)
18:45.00
1983 Newport News, VA
(Christopher Newport)
UW–La Crosse45St. Thomas (MN)7016:29.00
1984 Delaware, OH
(Ohio Wesleyan)
St. Thomas (MN) (2)50 UW–La Crosse 64 Julia Kirtland
(Macalester)
17:23.55
1985 Atlanta, GA
(Emory)
Franklin & Marshall 73St. Thomas (MN)81 Dorcas Denhartog
(Middlebury)
18:05.00
1986Fredonia, NY
(Fredonia)
St. Thomas (MN) (3)45 Ithaca 73 Lisa Koelfgen
(St. Thomas–MN)
19:14.00
1987 Holland, MI
(Hope)
St. Thomas (MN) (4)
UW–Oshkosh
81Ithaca85 Shelley Scherer
(Carleton)
17:36.00
1988 St. Louis, MO
(Washington)
UW–Oshkosh (2)69St. Thomas (MN)73 Anna Prineas
(Carleton)
17:38.60
1989Rock Island, IL
(Augustana–IL)
Cortland State 29UW–Oshkosh62 Marybeth Crawley
(Cortland State)
17:19.00
1990 Grinnell, IA
(Grinnell)
Cortland State (2)43UW–Oshkosh48 Vicki Mitchell
(Cortland State)
17:24.71
1991Newport News, VA
(Christopher Newport)
UW–Oshkosh (2)98Cortland State103 Laura Horejs
(UW–Oshkosh)
17:21.00
1992 Schenectady, NY
(Union)
Cortland State (3)18 Calvin 108 Sarah Edmonds
(Gustavus Adolphus)
18:09.80
1993Grinnell, IA
(Grinnell)
Cortland State (4)61Calvin93 Renea Bluekamp
(Calvin)
17:46.70
1994 Bethlehem, PA
(Moravian)
Cortland State (5)54Calvin115 Michelle LaFleur
(Cortland State)
17:47.20
1995 La Crosse, WI
(UW–La Crosse)
Cortland State (6)46UW–Oshkosh83 Jessica Caley
(Williams)
17:24.50
1996Rock Island, IL
(Augustana–IL)
UW–Oshkosh (3)62St. Thomas (MN)113 Turena Johnson
(Luther)
17:40.00
1997 Cambridge, MA
(MIT)
Cortland State (7)148 UW–Eau Claire 167 Tiffany Speckman
(UW–Oshkosh)
18:29.00
1998 Carlisle, PA
(Dickinson)
Calvin124TCNJ170 Cheryl Smith
(Cortland State)
17:48.39
1999 Oshkosh, WI
(UW–Oshkosh)
Calvin (2)85 Middlebury 119 Rhaina Echols
(Chicago)
16:46.20
2000 Spokane, WA
(Whitworth)
Middlebury103 Williams 123 Johanna Olson
(Luther)
17:54.40
2001Rock Island, IL
(Augustana–IL)
Middlebury (2)98Williams166 Dana Boyle
(Puget Sound)
16:46.00
The race distance changes from 5 kilometers to 6 kilometers
2002 Northfield, MN
(St. Olaf)
Williams42Middlebury145 Missy Buttry
(Wartburg)
20:17.30†
2003 Hanover, IN
(Hanover)
Middlebury (3)135 Trinity (CT) 17420:00.20
2004 Eau Claire, WI
(UW–Eau Claire)
Williams (2)110Middlebury12920:22.00
2005Delaware, OH
(Ohio Wesleyan)
SUNY Geneseo 88Williams107 Hailey Harren
(Gustavus Adolphus)
21:51.90
2006 Wilmington, OH
(Wilmington)
Middlebury (4)144 Amherst 145 Sarah Zerzan
(Willamette)
22:31.00
2007Northfield, MN
(St. Olaf)
Amherst120 Plattsburgh State 15920:54.00
2008Hanover, IN
(Hanover)
Middlebury (5)179Calvin237 Marie Borner
(Bethel)
20:43.91
2009 Berea, OH
(Baldwin Wallace)
UW–Eau Claire171 St. Lawrence 180 Wendy Pavlus
(St. Lawrence)
21:28.00
2010 Waverly, IA
(Wartburg)
Middlebury (6)185 Washington University—St. Louis 19320:49.30
2011Oshkosh, WI
(UW–Oshkosh)
Washington University—St. Louis 70Middlebury111 Chiara Del Piccolo
(Williams)
20:52.08
2012 Terre Haute, IN
(Rose-Hulman)
Johns Hopkins 158 Wartburg 221 Christy Cazzola
(UW–Oshkosh)
20:53.30
2013Hanover, IN
(Hanover)
Johns Hopkins (2)85Williams137 Chelsea Johnson
(St. Scholastica)
21:11.70
2014Wilmington, OH
(Wilmington)
Johns Hopkins (3)87 MIT 112 Amy Regan
(Stevens)
20:51.90
2015Winneconne, WI
(UW–Oshkosh)
Williams81Geneseo State179Abrah Masterson
(Cornell College)
21:23.00
2016 Louisville, KY
(Louisville)
Johns Hopkins (4)128 Washington University—St. Louis 202 Amy Regan
(Stevens Tech)
20:16.40
2017 Elsah, IL
(Principia)
Johns Hopkins (5)96UW–Eau Claire191 Khia Kurtenbach
(Chicago)
20:39.20
2018 Winneconne, WI
(UW–Oshkosh)
Washington University—St. Louis (2)98 Johns Hopkins 99 Paige Lawler
(Washington University—St. Louis)
20:55.00
2019 Louisville, KY
(Louisville)
Johns Hopkins (6)125 Washington University—St. Louis 138Parley Hannan
Ithaca College
20:53.8 [3]
2020 Terre Haute, IN
(Rose-Hulman)
2021 Louisville, KY
(Louisville)

Summary

Team titles

RankTeamTitlesYears
1 SUNY Cortland 71989, 1990, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1997
2 Johns Hopkins 62012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2019
Middlebury 2000, 2001, 2003, 2006, 2008, 2010
4 Wisconsin–Oshkosh 41987, 1988, 1991, 1996
St. Thomas (MN) 1982, 1984, 1986, 1987
6 Williams 32002, 2004, 2015
7 Washington–Saint Louis 22011, 2018
Calvin 1998, 1999
9 Wisconsin–Eau Claire 12009
Amherst 2007
SUNY Geneseo 2005
Franklin & Marshall 1985
Wisconsin–La Crosse 1983
Central (IA) 1981

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References

  1. 2015 Division III Men's and Women's Cross Country Championships Handbook. NCAA. Retrieved November 14, 2015.
  2. http://fs.ncaa.org/Docs/stats/w_cross_country_champs_records/2012-13/d3wccchamps.pdf
  3. "leoetiming.com" (PDF). THE 2019 NCAA DIVISION III CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS. NCAA. 23 November 2019. Retrieved 26 November 2019.