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Central Arizona Clinches 7th National Title
November 12, 2016
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El Dorado, KS — Central Arizona climbed back on top of the NJCAA Division I men's cross country ranks Saturday at the Prairie Trails Golf Course. The Vaqueros topped defending champion Iowa Central to secure its seventh national title in program history and first since 2013. 

  • Central Arizona's Gilbert Kigen won his second consecutive individual title, crossing the finish line in 23:47.45
  • Kigen is the second Central Arizona runner in the past four years to repeat as the individual champion at the meet (Harry Mulenga - 2013 & 2014)
  • Central Arizona runners have captured 11 individual titles all-time, which ranks first among NJCAA programs 
  • Nine of the 11 individual national titles captured by Central Arizona runners have come since 2003
  • Jorge Perez and Anthony Masayesva placed third and ninth, respectively, for Central Arizona
  • Moses Dirane of Cloud County (KS) was second to cross the finish line with a time of 24:25.32

Photos courtesy of Butler Athletics 


NJCAA Region I Cross Country Championship
Date: October 29, 2016
Site: Glen Lakes Golf Course, Glendale, Arizona

Meet Schedule

Coaches will pick up race packets when they arrive at the meet site on race morning.

For more information contact Fred Moore (602) 579-3599.


ACCAC Cross Country Championship
Date: September 23, 2016
Site: Villago Park, Casa Grande, Arizona

Meet Schedule

For more information contact Paul Tavares at (480) 241-8920.


 
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