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Bearcat Athletics News

Redfield, Mattox earn All-America honors at NCAA cross country championships

Willamette men's cross country runner Stefan Redfield (Sr., Sisters, OR/Sisters HS) and WU women's cross country runner Kimber Mattox (So., Bend, OR/Bend HS/Cornell Univ.) earned All-America honors at the 2010 NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships over the winter. The 8-kilometer men's race and the 6-kilometer women's race were hosted by Wartburg College, and the top 35 runners in each race earned All-America recognition.

Redfield finished 17th in the men's race with a time of 24:41.4. Willamette placed 23rd in the men's team standings overall.

Mattox achieved a 35th place finish in the women's race, as she completed the course in a personal-best time of 21:46.7. Mattox moved into sixth place on the Willamette women's all-time Top 10 list for 6-kilometer races.

Haverford College (Pa.) won the men's team championship with a score of 87. North Central College (Illinois) claimed second place with a  score of 104 and St. Lawrence University (N.Y.) placed third with a score of 137. The University of Wisconsin-Platteville was fourth at 198 and Dickinson College (Pa.) was fifth at 204.

Winter sports in full swing, spring coming — time to visit campus to support your Bearcats

It's the right time to come to campus and support Bearcat athletics this winter; men's and women's basketball and even tennis have games/matches in Salem within the next couple weeks. Moreover, all the spring sports are gearing up for action within a few weeks' time.

Visit the athletics department website for a listing of upcoming sporting events, both at home and on the road.