Men's cross country

  • Back-to-back Iowa Conference champions (2012, 2013)
  • Seven Iowa Conference MVPs
  • Three straight national meet berths
  • Placed 6th at 2013 NCAA meet

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2015 returning letterwinners

Men's cross country runners

 

Cole Decker

Sr.
Dowling Catholic HS
Des Moines, Iowa


Three varsity letters
USTFCCCA all-Academic (2012)
All-Central Region (2012, 2013, 2014)
Iowa Conference MVP (2014)
All-Iowa Conference (2012, 2013, 2014)
Iowa Conference male athlete of the week (Nov. 2, 2014)
Iowa Conference men’s cross country performer of the week (Nov. 2, 2014)
Newcomer of the Year Award (2012)

Career-best 8,000-meter time:
25:03, NCAA Div. III Championships, Nov. 22, 2014
Career-best finish: 1st, Iowa Conference meet, Nov. 1, 2014
2014 Iowa Conference finish: 1st, 25:15
2014 NCAA Central Region finish: 20th, 25:31.2
2014 NCAA Div. III championship finish: 62nd, 25:03.0

 

Mark Fairley

So.
Dubuque HS
Dubuque, Iowa


One varsity letter
USTFCCCA all-Academic (2014)
All-Central Region (2014)
All-Iowa Conference (2014)
Newcomer of the Year Award (2014)

Career-best 8,000-meter time: 25:36.1, NCAA Central Regional, Nov. 15, 2014
Career-best finish: 10th, Iowa Conference meet, Nov. 1, 2014
2014 Iowa Conference finish: 10th, 26:02
2014 NCAA Central Region finish: 22nd, 25:36.1
2014 NCAA Div. III championship finish: 154th, 25:37.7

 

Nick Guzman

So.
Fort Madison HS
Fort Madison, Iowa


One varsity letter

Career-best 8,000-meter time: 27:29, Iowa Conference meet, Nov. 1, 2014
Career-best finish: 48th, Iowa Conference meet, Nov. 1, 2014
2014 Iowa Conference finish: 48th, 27:29

 

Kyle Nuehring

Sr.
Waukee HS
Waukee, Iowa


One varsity letter

Career-best 8,000-meter time: 26:38, Wis.-Eau Claire Inv., Oct. 4, 2014
Career-best finish: 37th, Central Dutch Inv., Sept. 1, 2012

 

Tanner Rathje

So.
Linn-Mar HS
Marion, Iowa


One varsity letter

Career-best 8,000-meter time: 25:45, NCAA Division III Championships, Nov. 22, 2014
Career-best finish: 16th, Iowa Conference meet, Nov. 1, 2014

 

Kyle Schelling

Jr.
Sioux Center HS
Orange City, Iowa


One varsity letter

Career-best 8,000-meter time: 31:57, Iowa Conference meet, Nov. 1, 2014
Career-best finish: 92nd, Central Inv., Sept. 7, 2013

 

Jon Specht

So.
Hempstead HS
Dubuque, Iowa


One varsity letter

Career-best 8,000-meter time: 26:45, Wis.-Eau Claire Inv., Oct. 4, 2014
Career-best finish: 12th, Central Inv., Sept, 6, 2014

 

Isaac Steffensmeier

Jr.
Fort Madison HS
Fort Madison, Iowa


Two varsity letters
USTFCCCA all-Academic (2014)
All-Central Region (2013, 2014)
All-Iowa Conference (2013, 2014)
Team Newcomer of the Year Award (2013)
Iowa Conference men's cross country performer of the week (Sept. 7, 2014; Sept. 21, 2014)
Newcomer of the Year Award (2013)


Career-best 8,000-meter time: 25:21, Wheaton Inv., Sept. 20, 2014
Career-best finish: 1st, Central Dutch Invitational, Sept. 6, 2014
2014 Iowa Conference finish:
11th, 26:03
2014 NCAA Central Region finish: 35th, 25:50.6
2014 NCAA Div. III championships finish: 127th, 25:31.1

 

Ben Stelk

So.
Pleasant Valley HS
Bettendorf, Iowa


One varsity letter

Career-best 8,000-meter time: 27:25, Iowa Conference meet, Nov. 1, 2014
Career-best finish: 30th, Central Inv., Sept, 6, 2014

 

Karl Weaver

Jr.
Pleasant Valley HS
Davenport, Iowa


One varsity letter

Career-best 8,000-meter time: 30:08, Wis.-Eau Claire Blugold Inv., Oct. 4, 2013
Career-best finish: 83rd, Central Inv., Sept, 7, 2013

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