Records

 

Albion College Men's Cross Country

Notable Performances

National Championship Team Appearances

1958, 1980, 1981, 2003, 2010

National Championship Best Team Finish

NCAA "College Division": 13th (1958)
NCAA Division III: 14th (1981)

National Championship Individual Qualifiers

1963 (Conwell, Curry, Erickson), 1965 (Curry, Dow), 1974 (Spencer), 1979 (VanderKooy), 1988 (Goudie), 1989 (Goudie), 1990 (Minock), 1991 (Minock), 2001 (Mockeridge), 2011 (Lewis), 2012 (Lewis, Melvin), 2013 (Lewis)

National Championship Best Individual Finish

21st, Mike Conwell (1963)

Great Lakes Region Best Team Finish

2nd with 108 points (2003)

Great Lakes Region Individual Champions

2013 (Lewis)

MIAA Team Championships

1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1957, 1964, 1965, 1966

MIAA Individual Champions

1947 (MacDonald), 1948 (Hagadone), 1949 (Hagadone), 1952 (Nichols), 1953 (Nichols), 1954 (Chapman), 1958 (Taup), 1963 (Conwell), 1964 (Dow), 1965 (Dow), 2013 (Lewis)

 

 

 

Albion College Men's Cross Country

All-Time Top 30 Men's 8k Times

Rank

Name

Time

Meet / Location

Course

Year

1 Matt Melvin 24:57.40 Inter-Regional Rumble (Oberlin, Ohio) Oberlin College 2012
2 Paul Lewis 24:57.80 Inter-Regional Rumble (Oberlin, Ohio) Oberlin College 2012
3 Mitch Clinton 25:02.6 Great Lakes Regional (Mason, Ohio) The Golf Center at Kings Island 2014
4 Kurt Schaefer 25:03 Great Lakes Regional Hope College 1980
5 Mitch Klingler 25:06.70 Inter-Regional Rumble (Oberlin, Ohio) Oberlin College 2012
6 Ron Lessard 25:08 Notre Dame Invitational (South Bend, Indiana) University of Notre Dame Golf Course 1981
7 Taurean Wilson 25:11.7 Great Lakes Regional (Alma, Michigan) Alma College 2004
8 Nick Mockeridge 25:14.46 ONU Homecoming Invitational (Lima, Ohio) Hawthorne Hills Country Club 2002
9 Jason Minock 25:17 MIAA Championships   1991
10 Dave VanderKooy 25:26 Great Lakes Regional Hope College 1980
11 Clark Richter 25:26 MIAA Jamboree (Grand Rapids, Michigan) Calvin College (Gainey Athletic Complex) 2005
12 Deion Pruitt 25:26.9 MIAA Championship (Grand Rapids, Michigan) Calvin College (Gainey Athletic Complex) 2010
13 Mark Hauser 25:33 MIAA Championships   1991
14 Adam Dohm 25:38.0 Great Lakes Regional (Alma, Michigan) Alma College 2004
15 Steve Orlando 25:42 Great Lakes Regional Hope College 1980
16 Noah Lopez 25:45.5 Great Lakes Regional (Alma, Michigan) Alma College 2004
17 Doug Goudie 25:47 NCAA Championships (Rock Island, Illinois) Augustana College 1989
18 Mike Jurasek 25:51 Hope Dual Meet Hope College 1980
19 Drew Fuentes 25:52.8 MIAA Championship (Alma, Michigan) Pine River Country Club 2011
20 Forrest Hutchins 25:55.8 Great Lakes Regional (West Chester, Ohio) Voice of America Park 2005
21 Ben Alger 25:58.5 MIAA Championship (Three Rivers, Michigan) Pineview Golf Club 2008
22 Jay Puffpaff 26:00 MIAA Jamboree (Holland, Michigan) Ridge Point Community Church 2004
23 Ted Gast 26:01.57 Polar Bear Invitational (Lima, Ohio) Hawthorne Hills Country Club 2003
24 Kendall Maddox 26:04.70 Inter-Regional Rumble (Oberlin, Ohio) Oberlin College 2012
25 Ben Ruthruff 26:06 MIAA Jamboree (Grand Rapids, Michigan) Calvin College (Gainey Athletic Complex) 2005
26 Eric Backman 26:06.9 Great Lakes Regional (West Chester, Ohio) Voice of America Park 2005
27 George Spencer 26:07 NCAA Championships (Wheaton, Illinois) Wheaton College 1974
28 Randall Wilcox 26:08 Pre-Regional (Grand Rapids, Michigan) Calvin College (Gainey Athletic Complex) 2007
29 Doug Bosin 26:15.84 Jim Drews/Tori Neubauer Invite (West Salem, Wisconsin) Maple Grove Country Club 2006
30 Cameron Owens 26:16 MIAA Championships Holland Country Club 1980

 

 

Albion College Men's Cross Country

All-Time Best Individual Finishes

NCAA Championships

Place

Name

Time

Year

Host

21 Mike Conwell 21:08 (4 miles) 1963 Wheaton College (Wheaton, Illinois)
30 James Taup 22:24 (4 miles) 1958 Wheaton College (Wheaton, Illinois)
52 Nick Mockeridge 26:09.0 (8k) 2003 Hanover College (Hanover, Indiana)
57 Dave Erickson 21:53 (4 miles) 1963 Wheaton College (Wheaton, Illinois)
58 Adam Dohm 26:16.0 2003 Hanover College (Hanover, Indiana)
62 Paul Lewis 25:38.7 2013 Hanover College (Hanover, Indiana)
64 George Spencer 26:07 (5 miles) 1974 Wheaton College (Wheaton, Illinois)
68 Doug Goudie 26:06.3 (8k) 1988 Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, Missouri)
73 Nick Mockeridge 25:32.1 (8k) 2001 Augustana College (Rock Island, Illinois)
74 Paul Lewis 25:07.77 (8k) 2011 UW-Oshkosh (Winneconne, Wisconsin)
74 Kurt Schaefer 27:16 (8k) 1981 Carthage College (Kenosha, Wisconsin)
76 Dave VanderKooy 27:18 (8k) 1981 Carthage College (Kenosha, Wisconsin)
80 Alan Gamble 27:20 (8k) 1981 Carthage College (Kenosha, Wisconsin)
84 Charles Patterson 24:10 (4 miles) 1958 Wheaton College (Wheaton, Illinois)
86 Donald Crays 24:18 (4 miles) 1958 Wheaton College (Wheaton, Illinois)
86 Dave VanderKooy 25:41.9 (8k) 1979 Augustana College (Rock Island, Illinois)
87 Coarnes Gorham 24:26 (4 miles) 1958 Wheaton College (Wheaton, Illinois)
88 Jim Dow 21:52 (4 miles) 1965 Wheaton College (Wheaton, Illinois)
88 Donald Gaudard 24:30 (4 miles) 1958 Wheaton College (Wheaton, Illinois)
91 John Jones 24:41 (4 miles) 1958 Wheaton College (Wheaton, Illinois)
92 Rex Curry 22:28 (4 miles) 1963 Wheaton College (Wheaton, Illinois)
93 Paul Lewis 25:38.9 (8k) 2012 Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (Terre Haute, Indiana)
97 Doug Goudie 25:47 (8k) 1989 Augustana College (Rock Island, Illinois)
99 Rex Curry 21:58 (4 miles) 1965 Wheaton College (Wheaton, Illinois)
101 Kurt Schaefer 27:01 (8k) 1980 University of Rochester (Rochester, New York)
102 Ron Lessard 27:31 (8k) 1981 Carthage College (Kenosha, Wisconsin)
108 Jason Minock 26:40.8 (8k) 1990 Grinnell College (Grinnell, Iowa)
126 Taurean Wilson 27:01.4 (8k) 2003 Hanover College (Hanover, Indiana)
129 Jason Minock 26:43 (8k) 1991 Christopher Newport University (Newport News, Virginia)
134 Kevin Gorman 27:57 (8k) 1981 Carthage College (Kenosha, Wisconsin)
140 Dave VanderKooy 27:31 (8k) 1980 University of Rochester (Rochester, New York)
148 Scott Harrison 28:13 (8k) 1981 Carthage College (Kenosha, Wisconsin)
152 Todd Falker 27:19.0 (8k) 2003 Hanover College (Hanover, Indiana)
153 Ted Gast 27:19.4 (8k) 2003 Hanover College (Hanover, Indiana)
157 Deion Pruitt 25:49.7 (8k) 2010 Wartburg College (Waverly, Iowa)
163 Noah Lopez 27:32.8 (8k) 2003 Hanover College (Hanover, Indiana)
169 Mike Jurasek 27:47 (8k) 1980 University of Rochester (Rochester, New York)
173 Alan Gamble 27:50 (8k) 1980 University of Rochester (Rochester, New York)
174 Dan Gordon 28:59 (8k) 1981 Carthage College (Kenosha, Wisconsin)
177 Matt Melvin 26:14.1 (8k) 2012 Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (Terre Haute, Indiana)
184 Ron Lessard 28:01 (8k) 1980 University of Rochester (Rochester, New York)
187 Jay Puffpaff 28:02.3 (8k) 2003 Hanover College (Hanover, Indiana)
219 Paul Lewis 26:17.2 (8k) 2010 Wartburg College (Waverly, Iowa)
220 Cameron Owens 28:48 (8k) 1980 University of Rochester (Rochester, New York)
221 Mitch Klingler 26:18.7 (8k) 2010 Wartburg College (Waverly, Iowa)
221 Steve Orlando 28:54 (8k) 1980 University of Rochester (Rochester, New York)
247 Matt Melvin 26:41.6 (8k) 2010 Wartburg College (Waverly, Iowa)
258 Drew Fuentes 27:06.7 (8k) 2010 Wartburg College (Waverly, Iowa)
266 Ben Alger 27:20.1 (8k) 2010 Wartburg College (Waverly, Iowa)
278 Kendall Maddox 28:05.2 (8k) 2010 Wartburg College (Waverly, Iowa)