Complete Foot Locker Nationals Guide


40th Annual

Foot Locker Cross Country Championship National Finals

This Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, Balboa Park


GENERAL INFORMATION:

The top 80 high school distance runners (40 boys and 40 girls) from across the country will compete in the 40th Annual Foot Locker Cross Country Championships this Saturday, Dec. 8, at Balboa Park in San Diego, California.  The 5,000-meter course has launched the professional careers of an impressive array of prestigious runners in years past, including Olympians Ryan Hall, Meb Keflezighi and Kara Goucher. The Foot Locker Cross Country Championships is comprised of four regional 5K races, Midwest (Kenosha, Wis.), Northeast (Bronx, N.Y.), South (Charlotte, N.C.), and West (Walnut, Calif.), where the top 10 boys and top 10 girls from each region's seeded races qualified to compete in the National Finals.

 

WHERE:

Morley Field, Balboa Park


RACE TIMES:

Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018

Girls - Introductions: 9:00 a.m. PST                           Race:  9:15 a.m. PST

Boys - Introductions: 9:45 a.m. PST                           Race: 10:00 a.m. PST

 

LIVE WEBCAST:

Watch live starting at 8:00 a.m. PST at http://footlockercc.com/

 

MEDIA INFORMATION:

Media credentials will be issued to photographers and journalists on assignment at Morley Field at Balboa Park starting at 8:30 a.m. PST on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018.


2018 Foot Locker Cross Country Champion National Finals Field - 40 Boys and 40 Girls

Region

Gender

Year

Name

Hometown

High School

Midwest

Boys

SR

Cole Hocker

Indianapolis, IN

Cathedral H.S.

Midwest

Boys

SR

Drew Bosley

Thiensville, WI

Homestead H.S.

Midwest

Boys

JR

Evan Bishop

Grand Rapids, MI

East Grand Rapids H.S.

Midwest

Boys

JR

Carter Solomon

Canton, MI

Plymouth H.S.

Midwest

Boys

SR

Ares Reading

Niwot, CO

Niwot H.S.

Midwest

Boys

JR

Ethan Kern

Elmhurst, IL

York Community H.S.

Midwest

Boys

JR

Josh Methner

Mount Prospect, IL

John Hersey H.S.

Midwest

Boys

SR

David Vannucchi

Onalaska, WI

Luther H.S.

Midwest

Boys

JR

Brendan Favazza

Clarkston, MI

Clarkston H.S.

Midwest

Boys

JR

Zachary Stewart

Brighton, MI

Brighton H.S.

Midwest

Girls

SR

Emily Covert

Minneapolis, MN

Minneapolis Washburn H.S.

Midwest

Girls

JR

Taylor Ewert

Dayton, OH

Beavercreek H.S.

Midwest

Girls

JR

Katelynne Hart

Glen Ellyn, IL

Glenbard West H.S.

Midwest

Girls

FR

Abby Vanderkooi

Fremont, MI

Muskegon Western Michigan Christian

Midwest

Girls

SR

Ericka Vanderlende

Rockford, MI

Rockford H.S.

Midwest

Girls

SR

Adelyn Ackley

Mears, MI

Hart H.S.

Midwest

Girls

SO

Grace Ping

Winona, MN

Cotter H.S.

Midwest

Girls

SO

Jaden Theis

Lansing, MI

Lansing Catholic H.S.

Midwest

Girls

FR

Riley Stewart

Lone Tree, CO

Cherry Creek H.S.

Midwest

Girls

SR

Alex Morris

Naperville, IL

Naperville North H.S.

Northeast

Boys

SR

Jack Stanley

Mendham, NJ

West Morris Mendham H.S.

Northeast

Boys

SR

Lucas Aramburu

Brookline, MA

Brookline H.S.

Northeast

Boys

SR

Connor Nisbet

Wilmington, DE

Wilmington Friends School

Northeast

Boys

JR

Liam Murphy

Perrineville, NJ

Allentown H.S.

Northeast

Boys

SR

Devin Hart

Point Pleasant, NJ

Point Pleasant Borough H.S.

Northeast

Boys

JR

Patrick Anderson

Pittsburgh, PA

Mt. Lebanon H.S.

Northeast

Boys

JR

Sam Lawler

Pittsford, NY

Pittsford Mendon H.S.

Northeast

Boys

JR

Matthew Farrell

Glastonbury, CT

The Loomis Chaffee School

Northeast

Boys

SR

Mustafe Dahir

Wallingford, CT

Choate Rosemary Hall

Northeast

Boys

SR

Richard Sturtevat

Leyden, MA

Northfield Mount Hermon

Northeast

Girls

SO

Sydney Masciarelli

Northbridge, MA

Marianapolis Preparatory School

Northeast

Girls

JR

Marlee Starliper

Wellsville, PA

Northern H.S.

Northeast

Girls

SR

Grace Connolly

Natick, MA

Natick H.S.

Northeast

Girls

SR

Abby Loveys

Randolph, NJ

Randolph H.S.

Northeast

Girls

SO

Kate Wiser

Southbury, CT

Pomperaug H.S.

Northeast

Girls

JR

Mary Hennelly

Suffern, NY

Suffern H.S.

Northeast

Girls

JR

Taryn Parks

Greencastle, PA

Greencastle-Antrim H.S.

Northeast

Girls

SO

Sofie Matson

Falmouth, ME

Falmouth H.S.

Northeast

Girls

SR

Sarah Roffman

Littleton, MA

Littleton H.S.

Northeast

Girls

JR

Nicole Vanasse

Martinsville, NJ

The Pingry School

South

Girls

JR

London Culbreath

McKinney, TX

McKinney North H.S.

South

Girls

SO

Heidi Nielson

Katy, TX

Cinco Ranch H.S.

South

Girls

SO

Brynn Brown

Denton, TX

Guyer H.S.

South

Girls

JR

Valerie Lastra

Miami, FL

Mater Academy Charter School

South

Girls

SR

Allison Wilson

Montgomery, TX

Montgomery H.S.

South

Girls

SR

Adoette Vaughan

Dallas, TX

Hockaday H.S.

South

Girls

JR

Alyssa Hendrix

Riverview, FL

Riverview H.S.

South

Girls

FR

Jenna Hutchins

Johnson City, TN

Science Hill H.S.

South

Girls

SR

Ava Peeples

Dallas, TX

Lake Highlands H.S.

South

Girls

JR

Victoria Patterson

Greenville, SC

Deerfield Academy

South

Boys

SR

Cruz Gomez

Donna, TX

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Memorial Early College H.S.

South

Boys

SR

Carter Cheeseman

Keller, TX

Fort Worth Christian H.S.

South

Boys

JR

Daniel O'Brien

Lynchburg, VA

Virginia Episcopal H.S.

South

Boys

SR

Colin Baker

Mount Pleasant, SC

Academic Magnet

South

Boys

SR

Camren Fischer

Fayetteville, AR

Fayetteville H.S.

South

Boys

SR

Cole Bullock

Chattanooga, TN

Red Bank H.S.

South

Boys

SR

Jake Renfree

Knoxville, TN

Knoxville Catholic H.S.

South

Boys

JR

Graydon Morris

Aledo, TX

Aledo H.S.

South

Boys

JR

Silas Winders

Mansfield, TN

Henry County H.S.

South

Boys

SR

David Ahlmeyer

Hendersonville, TN

Beech SR H.S.

West

Boys

SR

Kashon Harrison

Fruitland, NM

Kirtland Central H.S.

West

Boys

SR

William Frankenfeld

Long Beach, CA

Long Beach Poly H.S.

West

Boys

SR

Nicholas Russell

Boise, ID

Bishop Kelly H.S.

West

Boys

JR

Anthony Grover

Laguna Niguel, CA

JSerra Catholic H.S.

West

Boys

SR

Noah Hibbard

Temple City, CA

Arroyo H.S.

West

Boys

JR

Thomas Boyden

Salt Lake City, UT

Skyline H.S.

West

Boys

SR

Connor Livingston

Livermore, CA

De La Salle H.S.

West

Boys

SR

Daniel Bausch

Chugiak, AK

Chugiak H.S.

West

Boys

SR

Jonathan Velasco

San Marcos, CA

Mission H.S.

West

Boys

SR

Zachary Erikson

Idaho Falls, ID

Idaho Falls H.S.

West

Girls

SR

Kristin Fahy

Carlsbad, CA

La Costa Canyon H.S.

West

Girls

SO

Allie Janke

Spokane, WA

North Central H.S.

West

Girls

JR

Lexy Halladay

Kura, ID

Mountain View H.S.

West

Girls

SR

Gabrielle Peterson

Healdsburg, CA

Healdsburg H.S.

West

Girls

SO

Audrey Suarez

Pasadena, CA

Mayfield SR School

West

Girls

JR

Hana Catsimanes

San Clemente, CA

San Clemente H.S.

West

Girls

SR

Olivia Markezich

Woodinville, WA

The Bear Creek School

West

Girls

JR

Erinn Hill

Spokane, WA

North Central H.S.

West

Girls

SR

Colleen McCandless

Livermore, CA

Granada H.S.

West

Girls

JR

Anna Martin

Lehi, UT

Lehi H.S.

 

2018 NOTES:

By Class

Seniors - 39 (14 girls/25 boys)

Juniors - 30 (15/15)

Sophomores - 8 (8/0)

Freshman - 3 (3/0)

Graydon Morris was only the fourth ninth grade boy to qualify and joins Jorge Torres as the second male runner to qualify as ninth, 10th & 11th grader.

Jenna Hutchins, Riley Steward and Abby Vanderkool became the 78th, 79th and 80th female freshman respectively to qualify for the FLCCC National Finals.

 

By State

Alaska - 1

Arkansas - 1

California - 10

Colorado - 2

Connecticut - 3

Delaware - 1

Florida - 2

Idaho - 3

Illinois - 4

Indiana - 1

Maine - 1

Massachusetts - 5

Michigan - 8

Minnesota - 2

New Jersey - 5

New Mexico - 1

New York - 2

Ohio - 1

Pennsylvania - 3

South Carolina - 2

Tennessee - 5

Texas - 9

Utah - 2

Virginia - 1

Washington - 3

Wisconsin - 2


FLCCC Freshmen Qualifiers Who Became Champions

 1981 - Cathy Schiro (Dover, N.H.) 19th; Won in 1984 as Senior

1989 - Liz Mueller (Waterford, CT) 7th; Won in 1991 as Junior

1985 - Kira Jorgensen (Vista, Calif.) - 14th; Won in 1987 as Junior

1997 - Sara Bei (Santa Rosa, Calif.) 10th - Won in 2000 as Senior

1993 - Erin Davis (Saratoga Springs, Calif.) 1st

1995 - Jorge Torres (Wheeling, IL) 13th; Won in 1998 as Senior

2005 - Kathy Kruger (Franklin, Tenn.) - 7th; Won in 2006 as Sophomore

2005 - Jordan Hasay (Arroyo Grande, Calif.) - 1st; Won in 2008 as Senior

2013 - Weini Kelati (Leesburg, Va.) - 25th; Won in 2015 as Junior

 

College Commitments for 2018 FLCCC Seniors

Alabama - Allison Wilson

Brigham Young - Zachary Ericson

Colorado - Emily Covert

Cornell - Sarah Roffman

Florida State - Ava Peeples

Furman - David Ahlmeyer

Harvard - Colin Baker

Michigan - Ericka Vanderlende

Mississippi - Cole Bullock

Northern Arizona - Drew Bosley

Notre Dame - Carter Cheeseman, Olivia Markezich and Jake Renfee

Oregon State - Gabrielle Peterson

Princeton - Lucas Aramburu, Camren Fischer, Abby Loveys, Connor Livingstone, Connor Nisbet

Stanford - Grace Connolly, Kristin Fahy and Devin Hart

Texas - Cruz Gomez

Wisconsin - David Vannucci

Yale - Richard Sturtevat


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