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PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

- Captured NCAA Division III national championship in 1980, Carleton’s only team national title

- 21 NCAA Championships appearances as a team, most recently in 2014 (Hart Hornor, Jonah Barry, Jerry Cook-Gallardo, Walter Edstrom, Joe Haase, Thor Laack-Veeder, Noah Laack-Veeder)

- Five NCAA Championships top-5 finishes (1975, 1976, 1979, 1980, 1981)

- Made five straight nationals appearance from 1992-96

- 20 individual qualifiers for the NCAA Championships

- Carleton runners have earned 23 All-America citations, paced by four-time honoree Dale Kramer '78, who captured the 1976 and 1977 individual national titles. A four-time All-American in cross country, Kramer was inducted into DIII Track & Field Hall of Fame in 2013

- Won MIAC team titles in 1994, 1995 and 2002

- Finished second at the MIAC Championships in 1996, 2007, 2013, and 2014

- Three individual MIAC champions: Will Kemper (1992), Kevin Theissen (1995) and Matt Hooley (2003)

- Captured 20 Midwest Conference team titles, including nine straight from 1974-82 (placed in the top 10 at the national championships seven times during that span)

- 13 MWC individual champions, including three-time champs Mike Steiner (1966, 1967, 1968) and Dale Kramer (1975, 1976, 1977)

- First year of competition was 1913 in a dual meet against St. Olaf College.