Monroe runs to All-American honors

SAINT LEO, Fla. – Addison Monroe (Lewistown, Pa./Mifflin County) capped a brilliant 2016 season by finishing 32nd and earning All-American honors at the NCAA Division II National Championships, pacing the Lock Haven University men’s cross country team’s national-championship effort.

The Bald Eagles finished 23rd overall in the team standings.

This marks LHU’s 18th All-American in the programs rich history.

Monroe finished 32nd out of 242 runners, covering the rolling 10K course in a time of 31:06.1.  His All-American honors wrap up a strong season that saw him win the individual titles at the Pennsylvania State Athletic (PSAC) Conference Championships and DII Atlantic Region Championships.

Sean Weidner (Hummelstown, Pa./Lower Dauphin) was LHU’s second man and finished 136th with a time of 32:50.9. Following closely behind Weidner was freshman Sam Signor (Enola, Pa./East Pennsboro) who finished in 139th crossing the finish line in 32:54.5.

Lock Haven entered the race ranked No. 23 in the latest Division national rankings and beat nine other schools today including conference-rival Edinboro.