Among the more than 500 student-athletes racing at the NCAA D1 Cross-Country Championships on Saturday in Louisville, Ky. were some of Canada’s top rising stars.

Justyn Knight led Canadians at the NCAA Division One Cross-Country Championships winning his first individual national title with Syracuse. (See the full story here.) Michigan’s Ben Flanagan also placed in the top-20 finishing 20th overall. Knight’s winning time was 29:00.1 for 10K.

New Mexico’s Charlotte Prouse was the top Canadian in the women’s 6K, finishing 12th overall, and, as the third Lobos runner across the line, helped the UNM win the women’s team title. This year marked Prouse’s first with New Mexico after transferring from the University of Washington. The London, Ont. native ran 19:49 for 6K.

Canadians results from NCAA (D1) XC


12. Charlotte Prouse (New Mexico) – 19:49.0
90. Nicole Hutchinson (Villanova) – 20:37.8
138. Katie Fisher (Villanova) – 21:01.1
163. Alexandra Lucki (Maryland) – 21:11.6
168. Martha Macdonald (Georgetown) – 21:14.2
175. Evelyne Guay (Iowa State) – 21:18.3
240. Bridget O’Neill (Dartmouth) – 22:21.5

‪Great win for @justyn.knight at #NCAAXC D1!‬

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1. Justyn Knight (Syracuse) – 29:00.1
20. Ben Flanagan (Michigan) – 29:44.0
39. Rory Linkletter (BYU) – 29:59.1
77. Mike Tate (Southern Utah) – 30:29.7
94. Nathan Wadhwani (Washington State) – 30:37.4
157. Ehab El-Sandali (Iona) – 31:13.0
192. Ryan Smeeton (Oklahoma State) – 31:31.8

On the entry list but not in results

Frederique LaTraverse (San Francisco)
Megan Rempel (North Carolina State)
Erinn Stenman-Fahey (Iowa State)
Nathan Tadesse (Washington State)
Melika Ghali (Boise State)
Brandon Allen (Iona)

Full results can be found here.

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