Sam Chelanga and Shelia Reid have won the 2010 NCAA cross country titles in Terra Haute, Indiana.
Commonwealth Games representative David McNeill
, who was one of the favourties for the title, finished a disappointing 123rd, two minutes behind defending champion Chelanga's winning time over the 10km course of 29:22.2. McNeill was in the leading pack after the first two kilometres, but by the halfway point was over 20 seconds behind and gradually fell further through the field.
, representing Iona College, was the best of the Australians, placing 63rd in 30:42.9, whilst in the women's race national 1500m medallist Zoe Buckman
, representing the University of Oregon, was the best finisher in 81st place in 21:11.5 for the 6km distance, with Reid's winning time being 20:06.9.
Other Australians in action were Lucy Kennedy
(110th), Rebecca Lowe
(148th), Genevieve Lacaze
(185th) in the women's race; and Matt Johnsen
(136th), Matt Bayley
(214th) and Ryan Foster
(222nd) in the men's race.
Full results are available here: Men
Photo by Randy Miyazaki/TrackandFieldPhoto