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Doane's Marissa DeWispelare capped her collegiate cross country career with more All-America honors.

The senior finished in 15th place at Saturday's NAIA Championships in Elsah, Illinois. The Aquinas graduate finished in a time of 17 minutes, 39.63 seconds.

DeWispelare, who was coming off a first-place finish in the Great Plains Athletic Conference championships, finished in 20th place at last year's meet. She became the first Doane runner since 2007 to receive women's All-America honors.

The Hastings women's team finished 13th overall and was led by Maddy Smith's 34th-place finish in 17:59.27. British Columbia took the women's team title.

Southern Oregon won the men's crown.

Midland's Danny Aldaba placed 19th with a time of 25:02.8 in the men's championship.

UNK's Benesch grabs All-America honors: Nebraska-Kearney's Morgan Benesch earned All-America honors at the NCAA Division II championships in Saint Leo, Florida, placing 31st with a time of 21.17.1.

The Columbus Scotus graduate was the top-MIAA women's finisher and becomes only the second Loper with multiple All-America honors.

Broken Bow senior Jahn Landrigan led the Loper men with a time of 32:15.8 and placed 99th.

Brown leads NWU men: Nebraska Wesleyan senior Tanner Brown placed 38th in 24:59.7 at the Division III championships at Louisville, Kentucky. Brown was 4 seconds shy of earning All-America honors.

Brown's finish was the highest for the Prairie Wolves' men since 2007.

The Nebraska Wesleyan women finished 30th overall in their first appearance since 2011. Senior Jamie Larsen placed 116th with a time of 22:03.3 to lead the women's team.

Division I winners: Oregon edged Michigan by one point (125-126) to capture the women's title in Terre Haute, Indiana. Northern Arizona won the men's crown.


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