Boise State Bronco Men Finish Fifth at NCAA Regional Cross Country Championships

The Boise State men finish fifth at Regionals, will have to play waiting game.

SEATTLE, Washington--The Boise State men's cross country team finished fifth this afternoon at the NCAA West Regionals.

Boise State finished with 137 points, calculated by adding up the finishes of the top six Broncos.  Washington won the title with 63 points to 83 for Stanford.  Oregon finished 3rd with 99 points to 125 for Washington State.

Coach Corey Ihmels' team will now have to wait to see if they earn an at-large berth in next week's NCAA National Championships in Louisville, Kentucky.  Only the top two teams at each of the country's nine regionals are guaranteed a spot, and there will be 13 at-large teams selected.  Boise State was hurt today losing to unranked Washington State.

Michael Vennard finished 17th to lead the Bronco men with a time of 31:29.8.  Chandler Austin was 26th (31:46.6), followed by Louis McAfee at #28 (31:48.1), Elijah Armstrong 30th in 31:49.9, Rhys Park 36th with a time of 31:55.7 and Addison DeHaven (31:55.7).  Oregon All-American Edward Cheserek won the individual title with a time of 30:43.2.

The selection of the at-large teams will take place tomorrow.

TEAM SCORING SUMMARY

Final StandingsScoreScoring OrderTotalAvg.Finish OrderSpread
1 Washington 63 5-10-12-14-22 (59) (73) 2:36:52 31:23 5-10-12-14-22-59-73 0:29.6
2 Stanford 83 6-7-8-20-42 (72) (102) 2:37:18 31:28 6-7-8-20-42-72-104 0:42.8
3 Oregon 99 1-4-24-31-39 (43) (47) 2:37:21 31:29 1-4-24-31-39-43-47 1:13.7
4 Washington St. 125 2-3-32-37-51 (93) (105) 2:37:56 31:36 2-3-32-37-51-95-107 1:12.0
5 Boise State 137 17-26-28-30-36 (45) (174) 2:38:50 31:46 17-26-28-30-36-45-178 0:26.0
6 California 146 19-25-29-35-38 (78) (96) 2:38:58 31:48 19-25-29-35-38-78-98 0:22.9
7 UCLA 163 9-16-40-44-54 (75) (76) 2:38:54 31:47 9-16-40-44-54-75-76 0:51.6
8 UC Santa Barbara 184 11-13-49-53-58 (82) (84) 2:39:15 31:51 11-13-49-53-58-83-85 0:54.6
9 Portland 200 21-33-46-48-52 (57) (91) 2:39:44 31:57 21-33-46-48-52-57-92 0:32.3
10 Gonzaga 253 18-23-55-70-87 (94) (129) 2:40:41 32:09 18-23-55-70-88-96-132 1:20.8
11 San Francisco 273 15-41-61-64-92 (121) (142) 2:41:03 32:13 15-41-61-64-93-123-145 1:31.3
12 Cal Poly 344 56-66-68-71-83 (115) (152) 2:42:20 32:28 56-66-68-71-84-117-156 0:33.4
13 UC Davis 389 27-34-95-114-119 (134) (173) 2:44:10 32:50 27-34-97-116-121-137-177 1:58.0
14 San Jose St. 409 67-74-85-86-97 (118) (124) 2:43:43 32:45 67-74-86-87-99-120-126 0:42.3
15 Arizona State 422 60-77-81-100-104 (131) (166) 2:44:04 32:49 60-77-82-102-106-134-170 0:53.0
16 St. Marys (Cal.) 489 50-79-99-128-133 (161) (175) 2:45:51 33:11 50-79-101-131-136-165-179 1:53.1
17 Loyola Marymount 535 80-110-111-112-122 (136) (200) 2:47:06 33:26 80-112-113-114-124-139-204 1:05.5
18 Eastern Washington 551 89-98-109-116-139 (190) (194) 2:47:17 33:28 90-100-111-118-142-194-198 1:13.1
19 Santa Clara 562 63-88-126-141-144 (146) (155) 2:47:31 33:31 63-89-129-144-148-150-159 1:51.7
20 Cal St. Fullerton 574 65-101-113-137-158 (162) (183) 2:48:00 33:36 65-103-115-140-162-166-187 2:20.2
21 UC Riverside 635 62-69-147-178-179 (196) 2:50:13 34:03 62-69-151-182-183-200 3:13.1
22 Seattle U. 647 108-117-120-143-159 (171) (197) 2:49:50 33:58 110-119-122-146-163-175-201 1:17.4
23 Long Beach St. 692 90-135-145-157-165 (177) (182) 2:50:44 34:09 91-138-149-161-169-181-186 1:57.4
24 Fresno State 712 103-106-156-167-180 (184) 2:51:42 34:21 105-108-160-171-184-188 2:22.2
25 UC Irvine 725 127-130-138-160-170 (191) 2:51:49 34:22 130-133-141-164-174-195 1:07.7
26 Portland State 774 123-148-163-168-172 (185) (188) 2:53:10 34:38 125-152-167-172-176-189-192 1:23.7
27 Pepperdine 779 107-140-153-181-198 2:55:07 35:02 109-143-157-185-202 4:02.7
28 Sacramento St. 805 132-154-164-169-186 2:54:17 34:52 135-158-168-173-190 1:55.3
29 San Diego 831 125-149-176-189-192 (195) (199) 2:55:54 35:11 128-153-180-193-196-199-203 2:15.3
30 Cal St. Northridge 882 150-151-187-193-201 3:00:37 36:08 154-155-191-197-205 5:02.1

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