Locals at 2017 NAIA Cross Country National Championships

I know off three former Empire runners who competed at the 2017 NAIA Cross Country National Championships.
Complete Results

30th Kevin Poteracke SR Southern Oregon 25:24
111th Robert Swoboda FR Corban 26:20
214th Wesley Methum FR The Masters 27:09

Kevin Poteracke, senior, Southern Oregon former Petaluma High runner
More at Southern Oregon

Incredible performance from Robert Swoboda! The rookie gets stepped on 800 Meters into race, LOSES SHOE, BREAKS TOE, and still FINISHES the race! Truly amazing WARRIOR effort!
See photo here

3000m Steeplechase
8:48.20 Steve Guerrini, Wake Forest (Santa Rosa H.S. ’91) at Madisom, WI 5/94
8:54.84+ Kevin Jones, Cal Poly (SRJC ’80) 1981
8:50.75 Hugh Dowdy, Colorado (Petaluma ’10) at PAC 12 Champioships 5/2013
8:57.60 Todd Trask, Kansas State (Healdsburg ‘87) Big Eight Championship 1992
8:57.47 Colin Davidson, Sonoma State (SSU ’87) at 1987 NCAA II Championship
8:58.24+ Greg Fogg, Alabama (RC ‘79 SRJC ’81) Domino Relays at Florida State 1984
9:04.39 Forrest Shaffer, Washington St. (Petaluma ’11) at PAC 12 Champioships 5/2013
9:09.68 Phil Cox, SSU 1991
9:13.98 Kevin Poteracke, Southern Oregon (Petaluma HS ’13, SRJC ’15)
9:15.87 Calvin Thigpen, Davis (Maria Carrillo ’04) at Steve Scott Inv. (UC Irvine) 5/3/08