Six Cross Country Runners Earn All-America Honors from USTFCCCA
CLEVELAND, Ohio – Six cross country runners from the NESCAC garnered All-America recognition from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) following the completion of the 2009 NCAA Cross Country Championships hosted by Baldwin-Wallace at the Highland Park Golf Course on Saturday. The top 35 finishers in the men's and women's races earn All-America honors.
Williams senior Edgar Kosgey was the top male runner among NESCAC competitors at the race, finishing the 8-kilometer course in 25:34.2 to finish third and help the Ephs to a second-place showing overall. Fellow senior Jesse Faller from Tufts came in eighth, his best finish at the NCAA Championship, with a time of 25:40.0 to become a three-time All-American.
On the women's side, four individuals claimed All-America honors. Wesleyan senior Ravenna Neville paced the NESCAC contingent with a 22nd place showing, completing the 6-kilometer course in 22:37.2. Addie Tousley of Middlebury placed 27th in 22:43.6, and Tufts' Amy Wilfert followed in 31st with a time of 22:46.3. Colby's Katrina Gravel just made the cut, placing 35th (22:51.6).