CEDAR RAPIDS, Ia. —Blue Mountain’s Will Crigger (SR/Corinth, Miss.) was the lone runner from his team to compete in the NAIA National Championship Friday, placing 303 out of 317 individual runners.

In his final collegiate race, Crigger would clip the tape with a time of 30:01.31 in the 8K event.

BMC head coach Heather Duley commented after the race, “I’m so proud of Will for mainating his training even after graduation. This was a stressful and crazy year, and I’m proud of him for persevering.”

Oklahoma City’s Zouhair Talbi won the individual crown with a time of 23:45.15.

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