The 2017 NCAA III National Cross Country Championships will be hosted by Principia College, Elsah, Ill., Saturday, Nov. 18.
Both the men's and women's championship races will be held at the North Farm Cross Country Course. The men's 8K race will begin at 11:00 a.m., followed by the women's 6K race at 12:15 p.m. CST.
Luther senior McKenzie Carney has qualified for the national finale for the first time of her career. She was one of 56 individuals, the first seven student-athletes from each of the eight regions who are not a part of a qualifying team, were selected to participate in the championship. Carney placed 17th at the Central Regional and became a three-time all-region performer.