NAIA Cross Country Regional Athlete Award History

Last updated: September 13, 2019

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The following awards listings are a work in progress. If you have additions to make to these lists, please contact Director of Media Tom Lewis.

Great Lakes Region

Year
Men’s Winner
Women’s Winner
2019    
2018 Colin De Young, Cornerstone (Mich.) Anna Shields, Point Park
2017 Colin De Young, Cornerstone (Mich.) Melissa Winchester, Aquinas (Mich.)
2016 Ryan Smith, Goshen (Ind.) Tiffany Rauch, Indiana Tech

 

Midwest Region

Year
Men’s Winner
Women’s Winner
2019    
2018 Omar Paramo, St. Francis (Ill.) Annechiena Knevelbaard, Dordt (Iowa)
2017 Alan Guzman, Saint Xavier (Ill.) Ellie Willging, Saint Xavier (Ill.)
2016 Daniel Garcia, Cardinal Stritch (Wis.) Marissa DeWispelare, Doane (Neb.)

 

South Region

Year
Men’s Winner
Women’s Winner
2019    
2018 Jackson Helfrich, Reinhardt (Ga.) Emily Kearney, SCAD Atlanta (Ga.)
2017 Geoffrey Kipchumba, William Carey (Miss.) Emily Kearney, SCAD Atlanta (Ga.)
2016 Geoffrey Kipchumba, William Carey (Miss.) Hanah Seagrave, Milligan (Tenn.)

 

South Central Region

Year
Men’s Winner
Women’s Winner
2019    
2018 Philip Lagemann, Saint Mary (Kan.) Lydia Mato, Oklahoma City
2017 Mark Shaw, Oklahoma City Aminat Olowora, Oklahoma City
2016 Jackson Thomas, Bacone (Okla.) Aminat Olowora, Oklahoma City

 

 

West Region

Year
Men’s Winner
Women’s Winner
2019    
2018 Marcos Cervantes, College of Idaho Cindy Reed, Oregon Tech
2017 Nic Maszk, Eastern Oregon Jessa Perkinson, Southern Oregon
2016 Joshua Sherley, The Master’s (Calif.) Sierra Brown, Northwest Christian (Ore.)