NCAA Cross Country Women’s Individual Stats

Individual Champions
Year Champion Time
1981 Betty Springs, North Carolina State 16:19.0
1982 Lesley Welch, Virginia 16:39.7
1983 Betty Springs, North Carolina State 16:30.7
1984 Cathy Branta, Wisconsin 16:15.6
1985 Suzie Tuffey, North Carolina State 16:22.53
1986 Angela Chalmers, Northern Arizona 16:55.49
1987 Kim Betz, Indiana 16:10.85
1988 Michelle Dekkers, Indiana 16:30
1989 Vicki Huber, Villanova 15:59.86
1990 Sonia O’Sullivan, Villanova 16:06
1991 Sonia O’Sullivan, Villanova 16:30.3
1992 Carole Zajac, Villanova 17:01.9
1993 Carole Zajac, Villanova 16:40.3
1994 Jen Rhines, Villanova 16:31.2
1995 Kathy Butler, Wisconsin 16:51
1996 Amy Skieresz, Arizona 17:04
1997 Carrie Tollefson, Villanova 16:29
1998 Katie McGregor, Michigan 16:47.21
1999 Erica Palmer, Wisconsin 16:39.5
2000 Kara Grgas-Wheeler, Colorado 20:30.5
2001 Tara Chaplin, Arizona 20:24
2002 Shalane Flanagan, North Carolina 19:36.0
2003 Shalane Flanagan, North Carolina 19:30.4
2004 Kim Smith, Providence 20:08.5
2005 Johanna Nilsson, Northern Arizona 19:33.9
2006 Sally Kipyego, Texas Tech 20:11.1
2007 Sally Kipyego, Texas Tech 19:30.9
2008 Sally Kipyego, Texas Tech 19:28.1
2009 Angela Bizzarri, Illinois 19:46.8
2010 Sheila Reid, Villanova 20:06.9
2011 Sheila Reid, Villanova 19:41.2
2012 Betsy Saina, Iowa State 19:27.9
2013 Abbey D'Agostino, Dartmouth 20:00.3
Race Distances:
1981-1999: 5000 meters
2000-present: 6000 meters