Moore To Represent Titans At NCAA Championship

Moore To Represent Titans At NCAA Championship

Senior Cheyenne Moore will represent UW-Oshkosh at the NCAA Division III Women's Cross Country Championship on Saturday (Nov. 18) in Elsah, Ill.

The 6,000-meter race is scheduled for 12:15 p.m. at Principia College's North Farm Cross Country Course.

Moore earned one of 56 at-large berths into the national race by finishing fourth at the NCAA Division III Midwest Regional on Saturday (Nov. 11) in Rock Island, Ill. Moore completed the course in a time of 20:53 to secure fourth place at the regional for the second straight year.

University of Chicago's (Ill.) Khia Kurtenbach defended her Midwest Regional title by winning the 263-runner race with a time of 20:42.

Moore finished a team-best 45th at last year's Division III Championship in Louisville, Ky., with a time of 21:28. UW-Oshkosh finished 16th in the team standings with 450 points.

Moore has won four of her six races this season. She finished first at the WIAC Championship for the second straight year while winning University of Minnesota's Roy Griak, UW-Eau Claire's Blugold and UW-Oshkosh's Kollege Town Sports invitationals.

Amy Regan from Stevens Institute of Technology (N.J.) won the Division III individual title with a time of 20:17 as a senior last season. Johns Hopkins University (Md.) clinched its fourth national team title in five years by totaling 128 points.

Just three of last year's top 10 runners are back at nationals this season. Aly Wayne from Washington University in St. Louis (Mo.) is the highest returning runner after finishing eighth last season with a time of 20:53.

The top 35 finishers at Saturday's race will receive All-America accolades.

Seven-person squads from University of Chicago, UW-Eau Claire, UW-La Crosse, Washington University in St. Louis and Wheaton College (Ill.) will represent the Midwest Region in the team competition at the NCAA Division III Championship.

In addition to Moore, other Midwest Regional at-targe qualifiers for the Division III Championship were Johanna Meister and Katie Wardinski from UW-Platteville, Emma Roberts from Benedictine University (Ill.), Taylor Domro from St. Norbert College, Abigail Fouts from UW-River Falls and Bailey Wolf from UW-Stevens Point.

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