Four Cross Country Teams Receive Bids to NCAA Championships
INDIANAPOLIS -- After the dust settled, four Ivy League teams received bids to the NCAA Cross Country Championships, to be held on Saturday, Nov. 17, at E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park in Louisville, Ky.
Columbia placed second in the Northeast Regional to earn an automatic bid, where it will be joined by Princeton, which received an at-large bid. On the women's side, Cornell and Harvard both earned at-large bids.
On the individual side, the Harvard men's team will send two to the NCAAs after juniors Maksim Korolev and James Leakos earned tickets to the Championship. Korolev placed second in the Northeast Region, while Leakos was close behind in fifth.
Princeton senior Greta Feldman used her eighth-place finish in the Mid-Atlantic Regional to receive a bid to the NCAA Championship, where she will be joined by Dartmouth junior Abbey D'Agostino, who won the individual title at the Northeast Regional, and Brown junior Margaret Connelly.
The NCAA Championships will kick off with the women's race at Noon, followed by the men's race at 1:15 p.m.