INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Four teams and one individual from the Centennial Conference have qualified for the 2019 NCAA Division III Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Championships.
On the women's side, regional team champion Johns Hopkins and runner-up Dickinson will represent the CC at the national meet. JHU captured its 12th consecutive regional crown last Saturday.
On the men's side, Johns Hopkins earned an automatic bid with a second-place team finish at regionals, while Haverford secure an at-large team bid. Muhlenberg's Jason Richwall also qualified with his eighth-place finish at the regional meet.
Fifty-six individuals, the first seven student-athletes from each region who are not a part of a qualifying team, were selected to participate in each championship. In order to be eligible to participate in the championships, teams and individuals must qualify in their respective NCAA regions. Thirty-two teams were selected to participate in each championship. The top two, seven-person teams automatically qualified from each of the eight regions, for a total of 16 teams. Sixteen additional teams were selected at-large.