Men's Cross Country

    Kyle Qualifies for NCAA Championships

    Go Hoosiers! Redshirt freshman Jordan Kyle will look to become an All-American as he represents IU in his first NCAA Championships on Nov. 20.
    Go Hoosiers!
    Redshirt freshman Jordan Kyle will look to become an All-American as he represents IU in his first NCAA Championships on Nov. 20.
    Go Hoosiers!

    Nov. 11, 2006

    Results

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Indiana redshirt freshman Jordan Kyle qualified for a spot at the 2006 NCAA Cross Country Championships with a third place finish at the Great Lakes Regional Championships on Saturday, Nov. 11, in Bowling Green, Ohio.

    Kyle, who competed in his first-ever Great Lakes Regional Championships, placed third overall with in a career-best 31:02.43 in the 10K to lead the Hoosiers to a sixth place finish among the field of 31 teams. Kyle is the second straight Hoosier to finish third in the regional championship. Last season, Sean Jefferson finished third with a time of 31:07.9.

    Sophomore Timothy McLeod finished 20th overall with a career-best time of 31:46.67, redshirt sophomore Mark Fruin placed 33rd overall in a career-best 32:01.31, redshirt junior Brennon Plotner finished 41st overall with a career-best time of 32:17.79, and senior Marcus Aguilar rounded out the Hoosier pack with a time of 32:43.78 to finish 65th overall.

    Redshirt freshman Darryl Stevenson placed 110th overall with a career-best time of 33:48.27 and senior George McArdle finished 124th overall with a time of 34:08.21.

    The 2006 NCAA Championships will be held at the LaVern Gibson Course in Terre Haute, Ind., on Monday, Nov. 20. The men's 10K is scheduled for 1:15 p.m. (EST).

    Top Ten Team Finishes (Score)
    1. Wisconsin (52 pts.)
    2. Notre Dame (104 pts.)
    3. Butler (107 pts.)
    4. Michigan State (113 pts.)
    5. Eastern Michigan (137 pts.)
    6. Indiana (162 pts.)
    7. Michigan (202 pts.)
    8. Indiana State (230 pts.)
    9. Ohio State (232 pts.)
    10. Cincinnati (314 pts.)

     

     

    Indiana Individual Finishes (Overall Place/Time)
    1. Jordan Kyle (3rd/31:02.43)
    2. Timothy McLeod (20th/31:46.67)
    3. Mark Fruin (33rd/32:01.31)
    4. Brennon Plotner (41st/32:17.79)
    5. Marcus Aguilar (65th/32:43.78)
    6. Darryl Stevenson (110th/33:48.27)
    7. George McArdle (124th/34:08.21)
    indicates NCAA qualifier

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