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EMU All-Time MAC Results/ Individual Champions MAC CROSS COUNTRY TITLES YEAR-BY-YEAR Year 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013

Champion............. EMU Finish Miami .................................Third Eastern Michigan ............ First Eastern Michigan ............ First Ball State ...........................Third Western Michigan .............Third Western Michigan ...........Fourth Miami...............................Fourth Western Michigan ...........Fourth Western Michigan ...........Fourth Miami.................................Third Central Michigan ...........Second Miami................................. Sixth Miami.................................. Fifth Miami.............................Second Eastern Michigan ............ First Ball State .......................Second Central Michigan ........T-Second Central Michigan ................ Fifth Eastern Michigan ............ First Eastern Michigan ............ First Eastern Michigan ............ First Eastern Michigan ............ First Eastern Michigan ............ First Bowling Green ................... Fifth Ohio ................................Fourth Miami.............................Second Miami.............................Second Central Michigan .............Fourth Eastern Michigan ............ First Eastern Michigan ............ First Central Michigan ...........Second Central Michigan ...........Second Central Michigan ................ Fifth Eastern Michigan ............ First Eastern Michigan ............ First Eastern Michigan ........... First Eastern Michigan ............ First Kent State .....................Second Eastern Michigan ............ First Eastern Michigan ............ First Eastern Michigan ............ First Eastern Michigan ............ First

MAC TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS Miami ......................................... 20 Eastern Michigan....................... 18 Western Michigan...................... 14 Central Michigan ......................... 7 Ohio ........................................... 3 Ball State ..................................... 2 Bowling Green ............................. 2 Kent State.................................... 1 Wayne State ................................ 1

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Eastern Michigan’s 2006 cross country team put a 41 point spread between themselves and second place Central Michigan University to claim its 11th MAC Championship. They also set a MAC record for lowest points scored in a nine team field with 23 points.

EASTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY Individual MAC CHAMPIONS AND RUNNERS-UP CHAMPIONS 1972 Gordon Minty 1973 Gordon Minty 1974 Gordon Minty 1975 Dave Smith 1976 Joe Caruso 1992 Dominic Middleton 1993 Carl Warren 1995 Clint Verran 1997 Ben Reese 1999 Blake McDowell 2000 Blake McDowell 2001 Boaz Cheboiywo 2002 Gavin Thompson 2003 Gavin Thompson 2006 Corey Nowitzke 2007 Josh Perrin 2008 Josh Karanja 2010 Terefe Ejigu 2012 Terefe Ejigu

29:47.00 30:24.20 29:21.20 29:50.40 31:28.00 24:12.00 24:51.00 25:28.00 25:36.00 24.43.00 24:19.00 24:11.00 23:50.20 23:39.90 26:52.60 24:33.00 24:18.70 24:08.00 24:44.50

Runners-Up 1983 Mark Smith 1991 Mark Dailey 1992 Clive Bonelle 1993 Jason Boothroyd 1998 Ben Reese 2000 Aaron Bartee 2005 Corey Nowitzke 2006 Josh Perrin 2011 Terefe Ejigu

Since Eastern Michigan joined the MAC in 1972, EMU has won 18 MAC championships. Under coach Bob Parks the Eastern Michigan crosscountry program produced eight MAC Champions, three All-Americans, and led the program to the NAIA and NCAA Division II National Championship in 1970. Coach Parks retired after the 2000 season, guiding his team to a 20th place finish in the NCAA Championships; the team was lead by Blake McDowell and Aaron Bartee.

30:26.20 31:15.29 24:29.00 24:54.00 24:57.00 24:22.00 24:25.00 27:20.95 24:16.00

Bob Parks

Championships by Coach John Goodridge, EMU ..... 9 Bob Parks, EMU .............. 8 Chuck Zody, MIA ............. 5 Jack Shaw, WMU ............ 4 Craig Fuller, CMU ............ 4 Walt Drenth, CMU ........... 2 Warren Mandrell, MIA ...... 2 Elmore Banton, OU ......... 1

Joe Rodgersm, BSU ........ 1 Jerry Rushton, BSU ......... 1 Sid Sink, BGSU ............... 1 Don Sazima, CMU ........... 1 Brad Fairchild, EMU ........ 1 * Coach championships calculated since 1973

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17 Mid-American Conference Championships • 1973 • 1974 • 1986 • 1990 0 • 1991 • 1992 • 1993 • 1994 • 2000 • 2001 • 2005 200 0 • 2006 • 2007 • 2008 • 2010 • 2011 • 2012 005 18 Mid-American Conference Championships • 1973 • 1974 • 1986 • 1990 • 1991 • 1992 • 1993 • 1994 • 2000 • 2001 • 2005 • 2006 • 2007 • 2008 • 2010 • 2011 • 2012 • 2013

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