Paced by Arianna Lambie's ninth-place finish, Stanford won their fourth NCAA team crown with 145 points over runner-up University of Oregon with 177 points. Florida State University was third with 236 points.
Junior Sally Kipyego of Texas Tech ran away from the women's field to win her second NCAA Cross Country title, running 19:30.9 for the 6 km course to win by 16.9 seconds over Colorado junior Jenny Barringer, who took the runner-up position for the second year. Sophomore Susan Kuijken of Florida State finished third in 19:57.3 while Seniors Diane Nukuri of Iowa and Nicole Bush of Michigan State rounded out the top-five in 20:07.0 and 20:13.4 respectively.
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