NEW ORLEANS - Carleton College senior Tris Dodge has been named the Central Region Men's Cross Country Athlete of the Year, the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced this week.
Dodge (Oakland, Calif. | The College Preparatory School) won the individual title at last weekend's Central Region Championship, finishing the race in 24:51.3. The victory came two weeks after the senior runner placed second at the MIAC Championships in Northfield, Minn. Dodge is the first male athlete from Carleton to be named Regional Athlete of the Year.
In addition to Dodge's honor, 14 other MIAC men's cross country runners were named to the All-Region Team after finishing among the top-35 at the regional meet. The 2018 All-Central Region honorees from the MIAC are listed below.
|2018 USTFCCCA Men's All-Central Region|
|Name||Institution||Class||Hometown | High School||Previous Selections|
|Tris Dodge||Carleton||Sr.||Oakland, Calif. | The College Preparatory School||2016 | 2017|
|Cameron Meikle||Carleton||Jr.||Hamilton, Mon.||2017|
|Lucas Mueller||Carleton||So.||St. Paul, Minn. | Nova Classical Academy||2017|
|Matthew Wilkinson||Carleton||So.||Minnetonka, Minn.||2017|
|Andrew Stumbo||Gustavus||So.||Boone, Iowa | Ogden||--|
|Frank Gustafson||Hamline||So.||Spicer, Minn. | New London-Spicer||--|
|William Anderson||St. Olaf||Sr.||Deerfield, Ill.||2016|
|Christopher Brenk||St. Olaf||Jr.||Clarendon Hills, Ill. | Hinsdale Township||--|
|Elliot Kadrofske||St. Olaf||Jr.||Okemos, Mich.||--|
|Thomas Lerdall||St. Olaf||Sr.||Plymouth, Minn. | Wayzata||2017|
|Andrew Plumb||St. Olaf||Sr.||Verona, Wis. | Middleton||--|
|Macallister Karrick||St. Thomas||Fr.||Minnetonka, Minn.||--|
|Parker Rosenau||St. Thomas||Sr.||West Fargo, N.D.||--|
|Karl Wachter||St. Thomas||Jr.||Shakopee, Minn.||2017|
|Biel Wiel||St. Thomas||Fr.||St. Cloud, Minn. | Apollo||--|