NJCAA DIII Cross Country Regional Athletes Awards History

Last updated: January 13, 2022

Regional Athlete of the Year Archive

Regional Athletes of the Year – Current Regions

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.

Central Region

Year
Men’s Winner
Women’s Winner
2021 Hunter Phillips, Joliet (Ill.) Tiffany Lehmann, Joliet (Ill.)
2020 Donovan Denslow, Mineral Area (Mo.) Tiffany Lehmann, Joliet (Ill.)
2019 Edwin Kipainoi, St. Charles CC Ana Pineda, Joliet (Ill.)
2018 Daniel Taylor, Sandhills CC Misbah Baig, Harper
2017 Sean Sanaghan, Harper Misbah Baig, Harper

East Region

Year
Men’s Winner
Women’s Winner
2021 Terry Purdon, Brookdale (N.J.) Bersai Perez, Central Carolina (N.C.)
2020 No Award Given No Award Given
2019 Christopher Benitez, Bergen CC Jeanine Morrow, Rowan-Gloucester
2018 Mike Dowd, Rowan-Gloucester CC Sara Loew, Camden County CC
2017 Daniel Taylor, Sandhills CC Abigail Starks, Howard CC

Northeast Region

Year
Men’s Winner
Women’s Winner
2021 Logan Van Buren, Clinton (N.Y.) Yasmeen Araujo, Suffolk CC
2020 Hunter Brignall, Finger Lakes CC Kira Williams, Fulton-Montgomery CC
2019 Sebastian Mills, Fulton-Montgomery Alexandra Smith, Suffolk CC
2018 Jonathan Gonzalez, Suffolk County CC Tyesha James, Kingsborough CC
2017 Abshir Yerow, Onodaga CC Sherri Metcalfe, SUNY Adirondack