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NAU Cross Country Runners Take School's First National Title

By Stina Sieg
Published: Monday, November 21, 2016 - 9:14am
Updated: Monday, November 21, 2016 - 12:25pm
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Cross country runners from Northern Arizona University became national champions this weekend. It’s the first time the school has clinched an NCAA title in any sport.

The Saturday victory in Terre Haute, Indiana, was quite a send-off for NAU director of cross country Eric Heins, who’s leaving the team after a decade.

Heins called the win “an unbelievable feeling.”

EDITOR'S NOTE: This story has been modified to correct the spelling of Terre Haute, Indiana.