No. 18 Ohio Northern receives bid to compete in the 2017 NCAA III Men's Cross Country Championships

No. 18 Ohio Northern receives bid to compete in the 2017 NCAA III Men's Cross Country Championships

By Tim Glon

| NCAA III Championships Site | NCAA Release |

ADA — The No. 18-ranked Ohio Northern men's cross country team received an at-large bid to compete in the NCAA III Cross Country Championships on Saturday at Elsah, Ill.

The Polar Bears (113-19 overall) finished third in the NCAA III Great Lakes Regional Championships on Saturday and were led by junior Ian McVey (Stow/Munroe Falls), senior Matt Molinaro (Sterling Heights, Mich./De La Salle) and senior Bobby Borger (Perrysburg) who all earned USFTCCCA Great Lakes All-Region honors by finishing in the top 35.

McVey, the individual winner of OAC Championships and All-Ohio Championships, became the first men's runner in school history to win the regional meet.