Madden concludes season at NCAA Championships

Nov. 18, 2017

NCAA Division I Cross Country Meet Results Page

Graduate student Thomas Madden was the only UC Davis cross country runner this season to qualify to the NCAA Championships, which officially took place Saturday morning at the E.P. Tom Sawyer Park in Louisville, Kent.

Originally, the men’s 10K race was schedule to start at 11:45 a.m. E.T.; however, due to the possibility of high winds, potential rain, and an outside chance of lightening being expected around that time, the starting time changed to 10:00 a.m. E.T.

The Biomedical Engineering major, who was one of the four individual qualifiers from the West Region, finished his 10K race in 72nd place, clocking in his time at 30:27.46.

The first place individual finisher was Justyn Knight from Syracuse, who ended his race with a time of 29:00.11, while the first place team was Northern Arizona with 74 points.

There were 254 runners that raced in the men’s 10K event, and 31 teams in total at the NCAA Championships.

Madden, alongside most of the other UC Davis cross country runners, are anticipated to make a return to competition for the 2018 outdoor track and field season.

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