Men's Cross Country All-Region and 2016 Championship Qualifiers

Men's Cross Country All-Region and 2016 Championship Qualifiers

The Southern California Intercolleigate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) earned 26 All-Region honors in men's cross country at the NCAA Division III West Regional Championships in Salem, OR. Honors are given to the the top 35 finishers.

SCIAC teams owned the top of the pack as Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (CMS) finished in first followed by Occidental, Pomona-Pitzer and Whittier claiming 2nd-4th place team finishes. CMS earned 43 points on their 2-3-9-13-16(17)(24) finishes and Occidental with 6-14-18-21-22(38)(62) finished with 81 points. Pomona-Pitzer's 93 points came off of a 4-11-19-28-31(37)(50) finish and Whittier at 103 with a 5-20-25-26-27(74)(85) finish.

Individually the SCIAC took the 2nd-6th places at the top. Joshua Sealand of CMS crossed the line in a time of 25:47.7 to finish in second 0:07.7 second behind Brad Hodkinson of Pacific Lutheran. Teammate Kyle Lund took third with a time of 25:48.3. Pomona-Pitzer's Andy Reischling took fourth with his time of 25:49.7. Julian Sandoval, the SCIAC Cross Country Athlete of the Year completed the 8k in a time of 25:49.7 as the top-finisher for Whittier. Rounding out the top of the tightly-packed SCIAC finishes, Keenan  Leary of Occidental posted a 25:54.9 earning him a sixth-place finish.

All-Region  Place Year Program
Joshua Sealand 2 SR Claremont-Mudd-Scripps*
Kyle Lund 3 SR Claremont-Mudd-Scripps*
Andy Reischling 4 SO Pomona-Pitzer*
Julian Sandoval 5 SO Whittier*
Keenan Leary 6 JR Occidental*
Kevin Huang 9 JR Claremont-Mudd-Scripps*
Charles Watson 11 SR Pomona-Pitzer*
Jesse Joseph 13 SR Claremont-Mudd-Scripps*
Brody Barkan 14 SO Occidental*
Thomas D'Anieri 16 FR Claremont-Mudd-Scripps*
Nico Banks 17 SR Claremont-Mudd-Scripps*
Thomas Robertson 18 FR Occidental*
J. Degroot-Lutzner 19 SO Pomona-Pitzer*
Ruben Solorza 20 SR Whittier*
Austin Sankaran 21 JR Occidental*
Jovani Barajas 22 JR Occidental*
Abhinav Nagpal** 23 SR Redlands
Garrett Ryan 24 SR Claremont-Mudd-Scripps*
Kevin Huey 25 SR Whittier*
Osvaldo Cerda 26 SR Whittier*
William Howells 27 FR Whittier*
Colin Mulligan 28 FR Pomona-Pitzer*
Elijah Orr 29 FR Chapman
Benjamin Casey 30 SO Redlands
JD Kieffer 32 SR Pomona-Pitzer*
Ben Wasserman 35 FR Chapman
*Team Championship Qualifier
**Individual Championship Qualifier

 

Regional Final Standings Score Scoring Order
1 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps*
43 2-3-9-13-16(17)(24)
2 Occidental* 81 6-14-18-21-22(38)(62) 
3 Pomona-Pitzer* 93 4-11-19-28-31(37)(50)
4 Whittier* 103 5-20-25-26-27(74)(85)
9 Redlands 234 23-29-35-69-78(92)(105)
16 Caltech 381 64-68-70-88-91(95)(104)
17 Cal Lutheran 441 47-90-96-101-107(110)
*Team Championship Qualifier (AQ and At-Large)


The 2016 NCAA Division III Men's and Women's Cross Country Championships will be November 19 at E.P. "Tom" Sawyer State Park in Louisville, Kentucky. The women's race will begin at 11 a.m. Eastern time followed by the men's race at Noon Eastern time.

Regionals Final Results

NCAA Qualifiers