Merriman to Represent CWRU at NCAA DIII XC Championships

Merriman to Represent CWRU at NCAA DIII XC Championships

Case Western Reserve University senior Sam Merriman will travel to Elsah, Illinois for the 2017 NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships, hosted by Principia College on Saturday, November 18th.

The men's 8K race is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. ET (11:00 a.m. CT) on Saturday.  Fans can get more information on the event at the official meet website and can follow the results live at

In addition, the race will be webcasted live on at  Fans will need to subscribe to to watch for either a monthly rate of $19.99 or an annual price of $150.

Merriman will be making his third-straight appearance at the NCAA Championships, and will be looking for his second-consecutive All-America honor after finishing 21st at last year's meet.  He earned entry to the NCAA Championships as an individual by virtue of his fourth place finish at last Saturday's NCAA Regionals.  Merriman was also an All-UAA First Team honoree and finished second at the All-Ohio Championships earlier this year.

The top-40 finishers in Saturday's race will earn All-America status for the 2017 cross country season.

A full recap and results will be posted to following the completion of Saturday's race.