DePauw Finishes 20th at NCAA Division III Championships

Paul Christian crosses first for DePauw at 2018 NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships. (photo: d3photography.com)
Paul Christian crosses first for DePauw at 2018 NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships. (photo: d3photography.com)

Photo: D3photography.com

Winneconne, Wis. - Led by Paul Christian's 45th-place finish, DePauw totaled 508 points and finished 20th at the NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships. North Central won with 43 points, while WashU was second with 110.

Christian, an all-America honoree last year and an individual competitor in 2015, covered the 8,000-meter course in 25:03.4, while Zach Batt finished 58th in 25:18.1 and Cole Martin in 116th in 25:42.4.

Zane Williams was 212th (26:17.8) followed by Aaron Worley (246th/26:41.7), Spencer Miller (266th/27:24.1) and Miles Main (272nd/27:35.0).

Dhruvil Patel of North Central was the individual winner in 24:24.5.

The team appearance was DePauw's 13th overall and second straight after placing 18th last year.