Courtesy of NCAA.com
INDIANAPOLIS — The NCAA Division II Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Committee has announced the participants for the 2017 NCAA Division II Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Championships. Both the Grand Valley State men and women qualified for nationals as a team along with the Northern Michigan women. Individually, region champion James Ngandu from Tiffin and Ferris State's Trevor Holowaty will head to Evansville for compete in the championships.
In order to be eligible to participate in the championships, teams and individuals had to qualify in their respective NCAA regional competitions that were held this past weekend.
Thirty-two teams were selected to participate in each championship. The top three, seven-person teams automatically qualified from each of the eight regions, for a total of 24 teams. Eight additional teams were selected at-large. A minimum of 24 additional individuals were selected to participate in each championship through an automatic qualifier and at-large selection process. The list of advancing teams and individuals is outlined below.
The championships will be held Nov. 18 in Evansville, Indiana, at Angel Mounds. The University of Southern Indiana and the Evansville Sport Corporation will serve as the co-hosts of the championships. The women’s race will begin at 11:15 a.m. Eastern time, followed by the men’s race at 12:30 p.m. Eastern time.
NCAA cross country fans can watch the live streams of the NCAA Cross Country Championships as FloTrack Pro subscribers for a monthly price of $19.99 or an annual price of $150. The subscription will include access to all FloTrack live broadcasts, video on-demand from all events, documentaries, technique videos and more. Since there is a registration process, it is recommended that you register early to ensure you do not miss any of the action. Also, as a way for fans to enjoy the content after the championships, a free replay of all three events will be available on FloTrack.com.