WOMEN'S AND MEN'S CROSS COUNTRY
Committee Chairperson: TBA
Athletic Director Liaison: Craig McPhail, Lees-McRae
Championship Date: Friday, October 20, 2017 at Frank Liske Park in Concord, NC hosted by Belmont Abbey College
Women: 3 pm
Men: 4 pm
Post event box lunches included for all participants.
2018, 2019, & 2020 Future Host: University of Mount Olive
Championship Meet Policy Links:
Link to: XC/Track & Field Tournament Handbook (Rvsd 2017-18 Season)
Link to Championship Meet Policy
Link to Championship Participant/Roster Form
Method: Open meet to all conference sponsoring members.
Tie Breaking Procedures: In the event of a tie the time of the fifth place runner will break the tie.
Multiple Sport Policies: Link to League Mutiple Sport Policy
Media Policy Regarding Officials: Link to League Media Policy
Delay of Game Policy: Link to conference Delayed Game Policy
Visiting Team Expectations: Link to Visiting Team Expectations
All-Conference Team: By Championship Meet finish, 5 First-Team, 5 Second-Team, and 5 Third-Team members.
MVP: Female and male winners of the championship race.
Coach of the Year: The COY will be determined based on team finish during the championship meet. The winning coach for the women and men will be the Coach of the Year.
Freshman of the Year: Freshman female and male best finishers in the championship race.
Starting in 2017, the NCAA DII M&W XC championships will be changed to allow the top 3 finishers in a region to automatically advance to the championships and the remaining 8 teams to be selected based on defined criteria. For individual selections, the top 2 from each regional not part of a qualifying team will advance. Any individual who finishes in the top 5 at the regional not on a qualifying team will also advance. The remaining 8 individuals would be selected by comparing regional place and strength of region.
Student Sportsmanship Pledge Form & Link (Reminder to be signed by each student athlete during preseason and filed in schools athletic department)