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USTFCCCA Weekend Recap

Big 10 Men Wisconsin Regains Big 10 Crown Lead By Individual Win From Morgan McDonald
Big 10 Women Erin Finn Dominates Leading Michigan To A 7-Point Victory Over Penn State

Big 12 OSU Men (9th Straight), ISU Women Crowned Big 12 Champs Texas Tech’s Bernard Keter and Kansas’ Sharon Lokedi are the individual champs. *Results

Ivy Men: Penn Wins First Cross-Country Title Since 1973 Yale’s James Randon won the individual title.
Ivy Women: Harvard Wins First Title Since 1985 Courtney Smith led the way.

Big Sky NAU Men And Women Sweep Big Sky XC Titles NAU’s Futsum Zienasellassie and Weber State’s Ellie Child got the individual wins.

PAC-12 Men Wetmore And CU Do It Again Edward Cheserek has won his 4th PAC-12 title but the big news is CU has somehow won yet again. Oregon was just 4th.
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Oregon Men Go Home Devastated
*The Oregonian: Cheserek Is The First To Win Four Individual PAC-12 XC Titles Steve Prefontaine and Henry Rono only won 3.
PAC-12 Women
 Washington’s Neale And Colorado Win #1 Colorado was supreme – scoring just 32 points – the lowest at PAC-12s since 2008.

ACC Men
 Syracuse (29 Points) Crushes It, Led By Justyn Knight
*Justyn Knight Over King Ches?
ACC Women
 Anna Rohrer And NC State Win
*The Frazier Sisters Are Back! 

Big East Men Tiernan And Providence Georgetown Win Tiernan is the first 4-time Big East champ.
Big East Women
 Piccirillo And Providence Win

Mountain West Men Uchikoshi And Boise State Win
Mountain West Women Alice Wright And New Mexico Win NCAA favorite Brenna Peloquin was just 4th.
*Brenna Peloquin Fades And Finishes 4th At Mountain West

SEC Men: Alex George Leads Arkansas To Win
SEC Women:
Arkansas And Schweizer Win

Week That Was

mxc_rmac_champsLRC WTW: Props To Notre Dame And Molly Seidel, A 51-Year Losing Streak Comes To An End, Is Mary Cain = Georgie Clarke?, And Shannon Rowbury Day In San Fran We drop down to highlight some DII conference action, talk about Mary Cain staying home, Molly Seidel staying in college, and of course drugs.

Rita Jeptoo’s Officially Gets A 4-Year Ban

Good News: Rita Jeptoo’s Doping Ban Is Extended To 4 Years; She’ll Be 37 When Eligible To Return Jeptoo tested positive when there was only a 2-year minimum, but CAS said she qualified for the longer ban because of “aggravating circumstances … as it was obvious to the panel that the athlete used rEPO as part of a scheme or plan.”

Trans-America Record Goes Down

Ultrarunner Pete Kostelnick Smashes Trans-American Record, Averaging 72 Miles A Day For 6 Weeks Along the route, Kostelnick battled snowstorms, 35 mph winds and having his support van totaled, but he managed to break the 36-year-old record by more than four days.

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Pre-NCAA Conference News

Big 10 Big 10 XC Champs Preview Women’s race has #6 Penn state vs. #9 Michigan. Men’s side led by #14 Michigan and #18 Wisconsin.
*Good Read: Erin Finn Has Bounced Back From Obstacle To Obstacle To Put Herself In Contention To Win An Individual XC Title Finn got a stress fracture in June and didn’t start running until mid-August, but finds herself in great shape entering championship season.

USTFCCCA Conference-By-Conference Meet Recaps/Highlights

Fan Polls LRC Nation Says Colorado Women, Northern Arizona Men Are Strong #1s, Colorado Men Will Lose First PAC-12 Title We’ve tabulated your votes in our national and conference polls.

The Michigan women won the Greater Louisville Classic on October 1LRC Preview Part II: What To Watch For At The Big 12, Big 10 And Ivy League Meets? The No. 9 Oklahoma State men will look to make it 9 straight Big 12 titles on Saturday, while the No. 18 OSU women will look to upset No. 12 Baylor and No. 15 Iowa State. At Big 10s on Sunday, the men’s race is wide open with No. 14 Michigan battling No. 18 Wisconsin and No. 19 Indiana, but the highlight is a showdown between No. 6 Michigan and No. 9 Penn State in the women’s race.

Knight, shown here at NCAAs last year, was 2nd at ACCs in '15 but is the heavy favorite in '16

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