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ELSAH, Ill. – Shawnee State (Ohio) recorded a 10th-place finish at the NAIA Men's Cross Country National Championship on Saturday morning at the North Farm Cross Country Course in Elsah, Ill.

Campbellsville's (Ky.) Adam Sandidge and Cumberlands' (Ky.) Sam Beal earned NAIA All-American honors after finishing in the top 30 at the championship. Sandidge finished 15th overall with a time of 24 minutes and 59 seconds. Beal came in 27th place with a time of 25 minutes and 10 seconds.

David Jaeger was the top finisher for Shawnee State coming in 41st out of 331 harriers at the event. Jaeger posted a time of 25 minutes and 24 seconds. Adrian Ross finished in 25 minutes and 49 seconds, which was 69th in the field.

Seth Farmer was 102nd in the race with a time of 26 minutes and one second. Ethan Richter followed in 107th with time of 26 minutes and three seconds. Parker Blain recorded a 115th-place finish with a time of 26 minutes and six seconds.

Rounding out the Shawnee State harriers was Cody Redman (217th, 26 minutes and 48 seconds) and Steven Adams (239th, 27 minutes and two seconds).

The final two individuals runners from the conference were Campbellsville's Bret Crawford and Cumberlands' Ben Call. Crawford was 75th overall with time of 25 minutes and 51 seconds. Call finished 171st overall recording a time of 26 minutes and 28 seconds.

Southern Oregon won its second national championship with 122 total team points. Bacone's (Okla.) Jackson Thomas won the individual title finishing the race in 23 minutes and 50 seconds.