Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, 11 am (CST) - North Farm Cross Country Course, Elsah, Ill. - NCAA III Championships
Saturday's Championships: Ohio Northern senior Emily Richards will compete as an individual at the 2017 NCAA Division III Women's Cross Country Championships at the North Farm Course in Elash, Ill. ... The 45th annual men's 8k race is slated to begin at 11 am (CST), preceding the 38th annual women's 6k race, which is set to begin at 12:15 pm ... The top 40 individuals in each race will earn All-America honors ...Richards qualified for the Championships with a second place finish at the NCAA III Great Lakes Regional Championships last Saturday at Powell, Ohio ... Richards was second of 247 runners in 21:47 and earned All-Great Lakes Region honors ... Richards will be making her second appearance at the NCAA Cross Country Championships, after finishing 112th out of 280 runners in 22:25 ... She is a 5-time NCAA III Champion in Track & Field at 800 and 1500 meters and finished eighth in the 800-meter run at the USA Track & Field Championships last June.
Head Coach Jason Maus: Maus is in his 9th season as head coach with a 780-437 record, a winning percentage of .641 ... Maus is now the winningest women's cross country head coach at Ohio Northern after surpassing former coach Brian Cole at the 2017 Principia (Ill.) Cowbell Classic.