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Men’s Cross Country Garners Academic Accolades from Patriot League and ECAC

15 runners honored by PL, seven on ECAC list


Men's Cross Country Clinches NCAA Championship Bid on Friday

Mids qualify for national championship for second straight season


Men's Cross Country Finishes Runner-Up at Patriot League Championship

Navy edged by Army, 43-47; Donley and Murray finish top-five


Navy Men's Cross Country Edged in Star Meet by Army, 27-29

Mids take six of top-10 finishes


Mids Race to Fifth Place Finish at Paul Short Run

Murray paces squad with 23:57 time

2016 Cross Country (Sophomore):
Date Meet (Distance) Time Place (Navy)
Sept. 10 Navy Invitational (8k) 28:01.53 33 of 48 (12)
Oct. 15 Army-Navy Star Meet (8k) 26:00.92 22 of 23 (12)

High School/Personal:
• A four-year letterwinner in cross country at Festus, where he also lettered four years in track and field
• Garnered the 2014-15 Gatorade Missouri Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year, which was the high school's first student-athlete to bestow the honor 
• Raced to the Class 3 individual state championships with a time of 15:23.80 in 2014
• Led his squad to the stat championship title in 2012 and 2014
• Earned all-conference, all-district and all-state honors from 2012-15 in cross country
• Member of the National Honor Society
• Valedictorian of the Class of 2015
• Son of Mike and Shana Karls

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