Updated List of NCAA and World Cross Country Championship Competitors

Below is an updated listing of former Marin high school runners who qualified for the NCAA  Cross Country Championships individually or with a team. Listed is the athlete, college, best finish, years qualified and top 10 team results.

The NCAA list is followed by the results of former Marin high school runners who qualified for and competed at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships.

NCAA CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS

WOMEN Dl

Julia Maxwell STANFORD 2015 129th place/254 finishers (Branson)
Teresa Devine PRINCETON 2010 212th place/ 253 finishers (Marin Catholic)
Laura Starret (Schmitt) CAL 1984 107th place/ 109 finishers (Redwood)
Sally Mettier CAL 1977 95th out of 233 finishers (San Marin)
Maggie Keyes (Kraft) CAL POLY 1979 6th place/ 230+ finishers. Qualified 1978, 1979 (team tied for 10th), 1980 ( (Tamalpais)
Linda Broderick (Gill) UCLA 1976 18th place/ 230+ finishers Qualified 1976 (team 6th), 1977 (team 5th), 1978, 1979 (team tied for 10th) (Tamalpais)
Kate Keyes UCLA 1977 35th/233 finishers (team 5th) (Tamalpais) *
MEN Dl

Fred Huxham WASHINGTON 2015 100th/252 finishers.
John Lawson CAL 2015 105th place/252 finishers.
Erik Olson STANFORD 2013 85th place/250 finishers. Qualified 2010 (Team 4th), 2011 (Team 5th), 2012, 2013 (Novato) **
Steve Sodaro CAL 2008 203rd place/252 finishers. Qualified 2008, 2010 (Redwood)
Jake Schmitt WASHINGTON 2008 58th place/252 finishers. Qualified 2008, 2009 (Redwood)
Richie Boulet CAL 1993 33rd place/182 finishers. (Drake)
Rod Berry STANFORD 1980 59th place/243 finishers. (Redwood)***
George Stewart OKLAHOMA STATE 1970 33rd place/307 finishers. (Tam)
MEN Dll

Bryan Tracy CAL POLY 1975 141st place/143 finishers (Redwood)
Pete Sweeney UC Davis 1974 33rd/ finishers Qualified 1974, 1975 (Redwood)
WOMEN Dlll

Anna Harleen Williams 2014 38th/275 finishers Qualified 2014 (Team 8th), 2015 (Team 1st) (Branson)
MEN Dlll

Rory Kuykendall Chico 2005 51st/182 finishers Qualified 2005 (Team 3rd), 2006 (Team 4th) (Drake)
Mike Killeen Humboldt 1976 83rd/341 finishers (Team 2nd) (Redwood)
MARIN ATHLETES THAT QUALIFIED AND COMPETED AT THE IAAF             WORLD CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS

* Kate Keyes (Tam) competed in the 1975 IAAF World Cross Country Championship in Rabat Morocco. The US Women’s team won the World Championship race with Kate placing 11th in the 4km race.

** Erik Olson (Novato) competed at the 2011 IAAF Junior World Cross Country Championship in Punta Umbria, Spain. DNF

*** Rod Berry (Redwood) competed in the 1978 IAFF Junior World Cross Country Championship in Glascow, Scotland. Rod Berry finished in 10th place as the first runner for the USA team.

Hal Schulz (Redwood) competed in the 1977 IAFF Junior World Cross Country Championship in Dusseldorf, West Germany. The USA Men’s Junior team won the championships with US runner Thom Hunt placing 1st in the race. Hal placed 33rd.

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History of Marin Athletes at NCAA XC Nationals and XC World Championships

Marin has had many excellent prep runners who have gone on to compete at the collegiate level. Three former Marin prep runners; Fred Huxham, John Lawson and Julia Maxwell,  will be racing at the 2015 Division l NCAA Cross Country Championships on Saturday Nov. 21 in Kentucky.  The Men and Women Cross Country Championships were held separately until 1981, before this time the Women competed in the AIAW and the men in the NCAA. The history of the Division l NCAA Championships from 1938 can be found at http://www.ustfccca.org/infozone/public-meet-alltime.php?meetno=515947585.

Below is a listing of the results of those runners who qualified for the Dl Cross Country Nationals individually or with a team. Listed is the athlete, college, best finish, years qualified and top 10 team  results. At the bottom are the results of former Marin runners who competed at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships.  This is a work in progress so please let us know of any additions or corrections.

WOMEN Dl

  • Teresa Devine  PRINCETON  2010   212th place/ 253 finishers (Marin Catholic)
  • Laura Starret (Schmitt)  CAL  1984   107th place/ 109 finishers  (Redwood)
  • Sally Mettier  CAL  1977  95th out of 233 finishers  (San Marin)
  • Maggie Keyes  (Kraft)  CAL POLY 1979  6th place/ 230+ finishers. Qualified 1978, 1979  (team tied for 10th), 1980  ( (Tamalpais)
  • Linda Broderick (Gill)  UCLA  1976  18th place/ 230+ finishers  Qualified 1976 (team 6th), 1977 (team 5th), 1978, 1979 (team tied for 10th)  (Tamalpais)
  • Kate Keyes  UCLA  1977  35th/233 finishers  (team 5th)  (Tamalpais) *

MEN Dl

  • Erik Olson  STANFORD  2013  85th place/250 finishers.  Qualified 2010 (Team 4th), 2011 (Team 5th),  2012, 2013  (Novato) **
  • Steve Sodaro  CAL  2008  203rd place/252 finishers.  Qualified 2008, 2010  (Redwood)
  • Jake Schmitt  WASHINGTON  2008  58th place/252 finishers.  Qualified 2008, 2009  (Redwood)
  • Richie Boulet  CAL  1993  33rd place/182 finishers.  (Drake)
  • Rod Berry  STANFORD  1980  59th place/243 finishers.  (Redwood)***
  • George Stewart  OKLAHOMA STATE  1970  33rd place/307 finishers.  (Tam)

MARIN ATHLETES THAT QUALIFIED FOR THE WORLD CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS 

* Kate Keyes (Tam) competed in the 1975 IAAF World Cross Country Championship in Rabat Morocco. The US Women’s team won the World Championship race with Kate placing 11th in the 4km race.

** Erik Olson (Novato) competed at the 2011 IAAF Junior World Cross Country Championship in Punta Umbria, Spain.

*** Rod Berry (Redwood) competed in the 1978 IAFF Junior World Cross Country Championship in Glascow, Scotland. Rod Berry finished in 10th place as the first runner for the USA team.

Hal Schulz (Redwood) competed in the 1977 IAFF Junior World Cross Country Championship in Dusseldorf, West Germany. The USA Men’s Junior team won the championships with US runner Thom Hunt placing 1st in the race. Hal placed 33rd.