INDIANAPOLIS—The NCAA Division I Men’s and Women’s Track and Field and Cross Country Committee announced today the team and individual qualifiers for the 2016 NCAA Division I Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Championships.
In order to be eligible to participate in the championships, teams and individuals qualified in their respective NCAA regional competitions.
Thirty-one teams were selected to participate in each championship. The top two, seven-person teams automatically qualified from each of the nine regions, for a total of 18 teams. Thirteen additional teams were selected at-large.
Thirty-eight individuals were selected to participate in each championship through an automatic qualifier and at-large selection process. All individual qualifiers finished in the top 25 in their regions.
Indiana State University will host the championships, Saturday, November 19, at LaVern Gibson Championship Course at Wabash Valley Family Sport Center located in Terre Haute, Indiana. The women’s race will begin at 11 a.m. Eastern Time, followed by the men’s race at approximately noon Eastern Time. A live webcast of the championships will be broadcast from 11 a.m. Eastern Time until the conclusion of the awards ceremony, Saturday, November 19, on NCAA.com.