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CL Men’s Cross Country Boasts 12 All-Americans, Taylor Team Title


AVON, Ohio – The Crossroads League dominated the action at the NAIA Men’s Cross Country National Championship, led by a team championship from Taylor, a runner-up showing from Huntington, four top-25 team finishes and 12 NAIA All-American awards.


Huntington’s Adrien Gentie was the CL’s top individual performer with a third-place showing, while Taylor’s Alex Helmuth crossed in fifth. Indiana Wesleyan’s Chris Maxon took seventh and HU’s Kent Yoder finished ninth. In all, the CL had eight of the first 17 individuals to finish and took 12 of the top 33 finishes on the day.


On the team side, Taylor topped the nation with Huntington finishing in second, as those two programs combined for nine NAIA All-American awards. Indiana Wesleyan also cracked the top-10 in seventh, with Goshen ending 22nd and Spring Arbor finishing in 26th.

Taylor’s Quinn White also took home a major award, being named the 2020-2021 NAIA Men’s Cross Country National Coach of the Year.


2020-2021 Crossroads League Men’s Cross Country All-Americans

-Adrien Gentie, Huntington University
-Alex Helmuth, Taylor University
-Chris Maxon, Indiana Wesleyan University
-Kent Yoder, Huntington University
-Haile Stutzman, Huntington University
-Josh Roth, Taylor University
-Daniel Gerber, Taylor University
-Luke Rovenstine, Taylor University
-Derek Van Prooyen, Taylor University
-Elijah Chesterman, Huntington University
-Nelson Kemboi, Goshen College
-Landon Miller, Indiana Wesleyan University