Clarksville, Ark.-University of the Ozarks cross country runners Jeremy Provence and David James were named to the United States Track & Field And Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Region Team following strong performances at the NCAA III South/Southeast Regional Saturday in Seguin, Texas.
The top 35 finishers in each region automatically earn All-Region honors from the USTFCCCA. 174 runners competed in Saturday’s 8K race.
Provence, a senior from Mountainburg, ran a 26:46.3 for 11th-place overall. Provence missed qualifying for the national race by two spots. Provence was the top finisher from the American Southwest Conference at the regional. He earned All-Conference First Team honors this season.
James, a senior from Parthenon, ran a 27:40.6 for a 33rd-place finish. It was the third straight year he was named All-Region. He was named to the All-Conference First Team for the third straight year.