2017 FloXC Redshirt Freshmen Rankings

Check out our official FloXC Rankings for the top redshirt freshmen heading into the 2017 NCAA cross country season. All the athletes listed below did not compete last year and will be making their NCAA cross country debuts this fall.

Note: A majority of these athletes were members of the 2016 U.S. high school graduating class. There are a few exceptions with international athletes as well as athletes returning from Mormon mission.

Rank Athlete Team XC '15 Mile 3K 3K SC 5K
1 Amon Kemboi Campbell Int'l 4:05.37* 8:02.04 - 13:47.77
2 Madie Boreman Colorado 27th NXN 4:40.38* - 9:46.48 -
3 Jacob Heslington BYU Mission 4:06.91A 8:30.06A 8:43.23 14:09.48
4 Blaise Ferro NAU 20th NXN 4:11.16* - - 14:09.72
5 Eduardo Herrera Colorado 5th NXN 4:04.99 8:04.96 - -
6 Jackson Mestler Oregon 22nd FL 4:09.06* 8:08.16 8:59.62 14:21.61
7 Eric van der Els UConn 18th FL 4:01.01* 8:20.11 - 14:41.05
8 Alek Parsons Stanford 3rd NXN - 8:18.81 - 14:10.33
9 Sophie Eckel New Mexico Int'l - 9:40.80 10:47.61 16:08.09
10 Connor Dunne Colorado N/A 4:04.59 - - -
11 Phillip Rocha Colorado 2nd FL 4:13.79 8:16.09 9:08.04 14:34.71
12 Maryjeanne Gilbert Notre Dame 2nd FL - - - 16:28.74
13 Clayson Shumway BYU Mission 4:11.05A 8:32.86A 8:47.18 -
14 Ryan Smeeton OK State Int'l 4:10.10 8:12.99 8:54.37 -
15 Eion Nohilly Georgetown 12th FL-NE - 8:44.93 9:01.66 -
16 Stephanie Jenks California 16th FL 4:42.16 9:24.67 - 16:37.50
17 Cole Spencer California 18th NXN 4:10.74 8:10.44 - -
18 Jack Salisbury Georgetown 14th NXN-NE 4:04.20 - - -
19 Ryan Schweizer Notre Dame 25th NXN-HL 4:05.10 - - -
20 Conner Mantz BYU Mission 4:07.63 - - 14:24.33
21 Micaela DeGenero Michigan N/A 4:42.22 - - -
22 Garek Bielaczyc Texas 4th FL - 8:43.72 - -
23 Brody Smith Utah State 12th NXN 4:08.30* 8:19.04 - 14:30.93
24 Isaac Harding Michigan 23rd FL - 8:20.20 - 14:21.65
25 Tim Bason NC State 35th NXN 4:10.40* 8:21.21 9:12.63 -
*1500m conversion

Breaking down BYU's three Mormon mission athlete's eligibility:

No. 3 Jacob Heslington
'12 H.S. Senior Year
'13 Mission Year One
'14 Mission Year Two
'15 Redshirt
'16 Medical Redshirt
'17 NCAA Freshman

No. 13 Clayson Shumway
'13 H.S. Senior Year
'14 Mission Year One
'15 Mission Year Two
'16 Redshirt
'17 NCAA Freshman

No. 20 Conner Mantz
'14 H.S. Senior Year
'15 Mission Year One
'16 Mission Year Two
'17 NCAA Freshman

2017 FloXC Redshirt Freshmen Rankings

Honorable Mention: Jack Yearian (Oregon), Dan Schaffer (Binghamton), Isaac Cortes (Stanford), Jack Manderscheid (Minnesota), Luke Meade (Furman), Joe Dragon (Syracuse), Anna Vess (NC State), Ariel Keklak (Wake Forest), Olivia Sargent (Virginia), Ben Butler (OK State), Jonathan Lomogda (Yale), Brayden Law (Michigan State), Kent Hall (Georgetown)
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