NEW ORLEANS, La. – The University of Alaska Anchorage had six student-athletes named All-Region by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA), on Monday.
Caroline Kurgat, Zennah Jepchumba, Danielle McCormick, Mariah Burroughs, and Emmah Chelimo were named from the women’s squad, while Edwin Kangogo earned All-Region recognition for the men.
Kurgat and Kangogo, both two-time All-American seniors from Eldoret, Kenya, earned All-Region status for the fourth time. Burroughs, Chelimo, Jepchumba, and McCormick were named for the first time.
Six All-Region performers matches last season’s total (four men, two women). Five is the most in women’s program history since 2012, when six were named.
The No. 4 nationally ranked women’s squad advanced to its 10th consecutive NCAA Cross Country Championships, following a second-place finish at West Regions. Kangogo also advanced and was selected as one of eight at-large individual berths, based on the strength of his sixth-place performance.
All-Region recognition is earned by runners who finish in the top 25 at one of eight regional meets. The national meet is scheduled for 7:15 a.m. AST, Saturday, Nov. 18 in Evansville, Ind.
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