University of St. Thomas junior Ben Sathre finished second at this morning's NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships in Waverly, Iowa.
Sathre (pictured above, #197) ran the 8K course in 24:23.8, less than two seconds behind champion Anders Hulleberg of Haverford who clocked 24:22.2.
Hulleberg's Haverford team won the meet with 87 points.
Hamline University's Devin Monson, the MIAC champion, earned all-American honors as well with his 23rd-place finish in 24:47.5. Monson's Hamline squad finished 22nd in the team competition with 532 points.
The top 35 runners in both D3 races earn all-American honors.
Complete men's results can be found HERE.
Hear our exclusive interview with the Sathre here ...
Listen to St. Thomas men's coach Pete Wareham talk about Sathre's race and his own D3 runner-up finish back in 1983 ...
St. Olaf sophomore Emma Lee finished 10th in women's competition, leading her team to a 23rd-place finish. Lee (pictured) clocked 21:28.1 for the 6K Wartburg College course.
Middlebury won the meet with 185 points.
Minnesota-Morris' Linda Keller, the two-time MSHSL Class A cross country champ from Paynesville, finished 19th in 21:35.1. Alyssa Sybilrud, a Burnsville alumnus who competes for the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire, finished 23rd in 21:39.1.
Complete women's results can be found HERE.
Photos by Charlie Mahler.