Published: Mon, November 13, 2017
Global | By Shelia Dennis

Schweizer wins Midwest Regional cross country championship

Schweizer wins Midwest Regional cross country championship

The University of OR men's and women's cross country teams were at-large selections Saturday for the NCAA Cross Country Championships.

The record-holding Missouri senior annihilated the competition at the NCAA Midwest Regional Championships on Friday in Ames, Iowa.

Freshman Jodie Judd, on the women's side, was the top finisher on either side for the Seminoles. She has placed third in consecutive races now after finishing in the same spot at the Pac-12 Championships.

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"Morgan Ilse is going to be a star over the course of the next 18 months or so, and we're hopeful that she can get an individual at large berth to nationals", head coach Mark VanAlstyne said.

But as an email arrived in Gulden's inbox shortly after 1 p.m., he read the list of the selected teams out loud, and with some emotion in his voice, he announced both USU's men's and women's teams had made the cut and earned at-large bids.

Oregon State finished with a team total of 392 points, a six-point improvement from the regional a season ago. Fifth place went to unranked California, who stunned the fans with their incredible race and could make regionals if pushed in by Washington. "Ben is a great racer who always puts himself in the right positions to race well at the end".

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"We wanted her to be relaxed early and then really assert herself two-thirds of the way through the race", Helmer said. Also scoring for Portland were sophomore Caleb Webb (27th, 30:05.8) and junior Noah Schutte (29th, 30:09.8). No. 22 St. Olaf College, took fourth in today's race with a team score of 114, and No. 29 University of St. Thomas rounded out the top five with 123 points.

"We have had tremendous leadership by our returners", Ricks said. "We've been practicing for 10K all year long and we got an opportunity to do what we knew we could". The Pilots had three racers in the top four, but barely squeezed out the win. She covered the 6,000-meter course in 20 minutes, 14.3 seconds, good for 25th place, the highest OSU individual placing at the NCAA West Regional since 2005.

Virginia was third with 130 points, but only the top two teams earned automatic bids to the November 18 national championships. On Saturday afternoon, they officially became the first.

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