Nick Moeller, Assistant Commissioner for Communications
HUNTSVILLE – The UAH Chargers won the 2020 GSC Men’s Cross Country Championship. This marks the Chargers’ second consecutive conference championship and sixth overall.
The Chargers placed four runners in the top 10. Harold LaCroix, a 2019 First Team All-GSC selection, finished in third and was immediately followed by 2019 Individual Champion Jay Day. Day earned his fourth consecutive First Team All-GSC selection. Freshman of the Year Gabe Henneberger finished in seventh, and he was followed by Caleb Boys in eighth.
The Chargers scored 33 points, finishing nine points ahead of the runners-up Lee Flames.
Montevallo, Mississippi College, and Auburn Montgomery rounded out the top five.
David Cain of UAH was named Coach of the Year, earning the award for the seventh time in his career. He has led the program to all six of its GSC Championships.
Christian Noble of Lee won his third GSC Individual Championship, joining elite company. Only two other runners (Daniel Kirwa of Harding and Christian Palmer of Troy) have previously accomplished this feat. Noble also joined Day in earning his fourth First Team All-GSC selection.
Joseph Leventry of Montevallo finished in second place. He is Montevallo’s best ever GSC individual finisher in the school’s history.
Brishen House of Valdosta State garnered a Second Team All-GSC selection, making him the Blazers’ first All-GSC runner since 2014.
This was one of the fastest races in GSC Men’s Cross Country Championship. The top five runners (Noble, Leventry, LaCroix, Day, Caleb Eagleson) all placed amongst the ten fastest times in conference history.