Sunday, November 21, 2010

A History of 12 NCAA XC Titles



On the eve of the 2010 national championships races, and with a view to provide good luck, here is a review of Villanova's 12 national cross country titles: 4 on the men's side and 8 for the women. These national titles are detailed below:

1966 Men's Top 5 Teams (Lawrence, Kansas)
1. Villanova 79
2. Kansas State 155
3. San Jose State 183
4. Iowa 193
5. Washington State 208

Villanova 1966 -- Place: Overall/Team
7/5. Tom Donnelly.......... 30:10.0
8/6. Charlie Messenger .... 30:10.3
25/19. Frank Murphy ....... 31:08
33/23. Ian Hamilton ....... 31:15
39/26. Dave Patrick ....... 31:20
(113/89) John O'Leary ..... 32:49


1967 Men's Top 5 Teams (Laramie, Wyoming)
1. Villanova 91
2. Air Force 96
3. Colorado 110
4. Western Michigan 129
5. Indiana 134

Villanova 1967 -- Place: Overall/Team
10/5. Charlie Messenger ...... 32:01
23/15. Tom Donnelly .......... 32:40
31/22. Des McCormack ....... 32:56
34/24. Dave Patrick .......... 33:01
36/25. Ian Hamilton .......... 33:04
(63/43). Dick Buerkle ........ 34:07
(68/48). Frank Murphy ........ 34:18


1968 Men's Top 5 Teams (VCP, The Bronx, New York City)
1. Villanova 78
2. Stanford 100
3. Southern Cal 115
4. Minnesota 239
5. Colorado 241

Villanova 1968 -- Place: Overall/Team
8/2. Tom Donnelly ............ 29:55
22/11. Dick Buerkle .......... 30:09
29/16. Des McCormack ....... 30:15
36/21. Chris Mason ........... 30:21
47/28. Frank Murphy .......... 30:39
(185/127). Andy O'Reilly ..... 33:01


1970 Men's Top 5 Teams (Williamsburg, Virginia)
1. Villanova 85
2. Oregon 86
3. UTEP 124
4. Indiana 195
5. Western Michigan 214

Villanova 1970 -- Place: Overall/Team
2/2. Donal Walsh ............. 28:08
9/16. Marty Liquori .......... 28:37
23/12. Wilson Smith ......... 28:56
37/24. Chris Mason .......... 29:14
62/41. Les Nagy .............. 29:30
(85/58). Bill McLoughlin ..... 29:44


1989 Women's Top 5 Teams (Annapolis, Maryland)
1. Villanova 99
2. Kentucky 168
3. Nebraska 186
4. Georgetown 193
5. Oklahoma State 205

Villanova 1989 -- Place: Overall/Team
1/1. Vicki Huber ............. 15:59.86
12/9. Kathy Franey ........... 17:01.38
26/18. Sonia O'Sullivan ...... 17:18.26
50/34. Kim Certain ........... 17:41.82
56/37. Cheri Goddard ........ 17:48.29
(83/na). Kate Fonshell ...... 18:01.71
(182/na). Nnenna Lynch ...... 20:57.46


1990 Women's Top 5 Teams (Knoxville, Tennessee)
1. Villanova 82
2. Providence 172
3. Clemson 204
4. Cal-Irvine 210
5. Oregon 221

Villanova 1990 -- Place: Overall/Team
1/1. Sonia O'Sullivan ........ 16:06
14/11. Carole Zajac .......... 16:47
25/20. Kate Fonshell ......... 16:56
28/22. Cheri Goddard ........ 16:59
38/28. Nnennna Lynch ........ 17:06
(42/31). Carol Haux .......... 17:10
(98/na). Michele Torelli ...... 17:42


1991 Women's Top 5 Teams (Tucson, Arizona)
1. Villanova 85
2. Arkansas 168
3. Northern Arizona 184
4. Cornell 189
5. Oregon 191

Villanova 1991 -- Place: Overall/Team
1/1. Sonia O'Sullivan .......... 16:30.3
2/2. Carole Zajac .............. 16:34.9
12/10. Nnenna Lynch .......... 17:03.7
31/23. Cheri Goddard .......... 17:24.7
68/49. Carol Haux ............. 17:56.0
(92/65). Michele Torelli ....... 18:18.1
(104/77). Chris Gentile ........ 18:26.5


1992 Women's Top 5 Teams (Bloomington, Indiana)
1. Villanova 123
2. Arkansas 130
3. Georgetown 131
4. Cornell 167
5. Providence 172

Villanova 1992 -- Place: Overall/Team)
1/1. Carole Zajac ............... 17:01.9
3/3. Nnenna Lynch .............. 18:18.5
7/7. Cheri Goddard ............. 17:33.4
60/45. Becky Spies .............. 18:19.1
87/67. Megan Flowers ........... 18:31.3
(98/75). Jennifer Rhines ........ 18:36.5
(111/85). Irene Ruopoli......... 18:47.2


1993 Women's Top 5 Teams (Bethlehem, Pennsylvania)
1. Villanova 66
2. Arkansas 71
3. Georgetown 199
4. Cornell 205
5. Providence 213

Villanova 1993 -- Place: Overall/Team
1/1. Carole Zajac ............. 16:40.3
2/2. Jennifer Rhines .......... 16:44.4
7/6. Becky Spies ............... 16:54.6
31/22. Tosha Woodard ........ 17:18.1
48/35. Emer Molloy ............ 17:32.0
(155/125). Stacy Robinson .... 18:50.3


1994 Women's Top 5 Teams (Fayetteville, Arkansas)
1. Villanova 75
2. Michigan 108
3. Arkansas 110
4. Colorado 126
5. Providence 154

Villanova 1994 -- Place: Overall/Team
1/1. Jennifer Rhines .............. 16:31.2
3/3. Becky Spies ................... 16:55.8
21/15. Krestena Sullivan .......... 17:32.3
23/17. Tosha Woodard ............ 17:33.3
54/39. Emer Molloy ................ 18:02.8
(173/144). Cara Salibrici ......... 20:16.7


1998 Women's Top 5 Teams (Lawrence, Kansas)
1. Villanova 106
2. BYU 110
3. Stanford 111
4. Georgetown 199
5. Wisconsin 233

Villanova 1998 -- Place: Overal/Team
11/10. Carrie Tollefson ............ 17:16
12/11. Sarah Goodman ............. 17:18
17/15. Kristen Nicolini ............. 17:21
21/18. Carmen Douma .............. 17:26
69/52. Kristine Jost ................ 18:00
(81/62). Ann McGranahan ........... 18:05
(245/208). Lony'e Johnson .......... n.t.


2009 Women's Top 5 Teams (Terre Haute, Indiana)
1. Villanova 86
2. Florida State 133
3. Washington 188
4. Texas Tech 191
5. Princeton 251

Villanova 2009 -- Pace: Overall/Team
6/6. Amanda Marino ............... 20:03
13/12. Sheila Reid ................. 20:17
22/20. Bogdana Mimic ............. 20:27
24/22. Ali Smith .................... 20:34
30/26. Nicole Schappert ............ 20:39
(60/51). Brooke Simpson ........... 21:02
(98/81). Kaitlyn Tallman ............ 21:17

No comments:

Post a Comment

Post a Comment