1988 NCAA Division I Cross Country Championships

The 1988 NCAA Division I Cross Country Championships were the 50th annual NCAA Men's Division I Cross Country Championship and the 8th annual NCAA Women's Division I Cross Country Championship to determine the team and individual national champions of NCAA Division I men's and women's collegiate cross country running in the United States. In all, four different titles were contested: men's and women's individual and team championships.

1988 NCAA Division I Cross Country Championships
OrganisersNCAA
Edition50th–Men
8th–Women
DateNovember 21, 1988
Host cityGranger, IA
Iowa State University
LocationJester Park[1]
Athletes participating184–Men
135–Women
319–Total
Distances10 km–Men
5 km–Women
1987
1989

Held on November 21, 1988, the combined meet was hosted by Iowa State University at Jester Park in Granger, Iowa. The distance for the men's race was 10 kilometers (6.21 miles) while the distance for the women's race was 5 kilometers (3.11 miles).

The men's team national championship was won by Wisconsin, their third national title. The individual championship was won by Bob Kennedy, also from Indiana, with a time of 29:20.[2]

The women's team national championship was won by Kentucky, their first national title. The individual championship was won by Michelle Dekkers, from Indiana, with a time of 16:30.[3]

Qualification

  • All Division I cross country teams were eligible to qualify for the meet through their placement at various regional qualifying meets. In total, 22 teams and 184 runners contested the men's championship while 15 teams and 135 runners contested the women's title.

Men's title

  • Distance: 10,000 meters (6.21 miles)

Women's title

  • Distance: 5,000 meters (3.11 miles)

See also

References

  1. "1988 NCAA DI Cross Country Championships". USTFCCCA InfoZone: Single-Meet Report. USTFCCCA. Retrieved August 9, 2015.
  2. "NCAA Men's Division I Cross Country Championship" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. pp. 7–9. Retrieved August 9, 2015.
  3. "NCAA Women's Division I Cross Country Championship" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. Retrieved August 9, 2015.
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