Navy's top five runners garner All-Patriot League honors.
Defending champions will compete at 11 a.m. on Saturday.
Mids win their third consecutive Star and have now won 12 of the past 15 duals.
NCAA Mid-Atlantic Region Championship Saturday, Nov. 14, 2009 Princess Anne, Md.
2009 Patriot League Championship October 31, 2009 Hamilton, N.Y.
Navy at Army - Star Meet October 16, 2009 West Point Golf Course
Cantello on Black:
"NCAA regional qualifier in the steeplechase. Great runner - now he needs to learn how to race."
Black's Career Cross Country Honors
Patriot League Rookie of the Year (2009)
Second-Team All-Patriot League (2009, '10)
Two-time Patriot League Rookie of the Week (10/6/09, 10/20/09)
Patriot League Academic Honor Roll (2009, '10)
2010 Cross Country
Competed in six meets, including the Patriot League Championship (10/30) and NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional Championship (11/13)
Took 13th overall at the Patriot League Championship with a time of 25:27, earning second-team All-Patriot League honors for the second consecutive year
Turned in Navy's third-best time - 25:05 - at the Paul Short Invitational (10/1) as he took 76th out of 387 runners
Rounded out Navy's top five at the Roy Griak Invitational (9/25) with a time of 25:42
2009 Cross Country
Placed in Navy's top five in five of the six races in which he competed
His 26:41.0 and 10th-place finish at the Patriot League Championships (10/30) gave him second-team all-league honors as well as Patriot League Rookie of the Year
Named Patriot League Rookie of the Week after turning in a 24:45 at the Paul Short Run (10/2)
Took seventh in Navy's dual-meet win over Army (10/16) with a time of 25:45.6, earning his second league rookie of the week honor in as many races
Career-Best Track Times:
3,000-meter steeplechase (outdoor): 8:54.94
5,000-meter run (indoor): 14:26.29
Attended William J. Palmer High School, where he lettered in both cross country and track
Named to the all-state team in cross country during his senior season
Earned all-state honors in track by virtue of his eighth-place finish at the state championship during his senior year
Helped the cross country and track teams to three league titles during his tenure
Served as team captain of both squads during his senior year
Son of William McClellan and Janice Black
Served in the U.S. Marine Corps for two years after graduation, where he earned the rank of Lance Corporal (E-3)