NSU Runners Set New Personal Marks at Regional Championships

JOPLIN, MO (NSUWolves.com) –

NCAA DII Regional Championships in Joplin, MO

The Northern State University men’s and women’s cross country teams took 21st (men) and 17th (women) from the NCAA Central Region Championships on Saturday. The men recorded an average 10k time of 32:33.0, while the women notched an average 6k time of 23:15.0.



  • Jackson Harrison led the way for the Wolves, taking 23rd overall with a lifetime best of 30:14.30; he tallied an average mile time of 4:52.2
  • Harrison’s performance was also an all-region nod for the Northern State senior
  • Josh Martin also ran a lifetime best, crossing the finish line in 30:31.30 in 33rd place; he recorded an average mile time of 4:54.9
  • Jonathan Burkhalter tallied a time of 33:04.23, while Evan Halbe and Jacob Angerhofer rounded out the Wolves top-5 with times of 34:13.78 and 34:36.79 respectively



  • Jennifer Clark led the way for the women, landing in the top-50 with a lifetime best mark of 21:52.14; she recorded an average mile time of 5:51.8
  • Mary Franssen followed, averaging 5:58.2 per mile, with a total time and lifetime best of 22:15.96
  • Megan Pickering ran a 6k time of 22:41.14, while Avery Murray and Alli Jackson rounded out the Northern top-5 with times of 23:47.75 and 25:35.34