Columbia

MEN’S CROSS COUNTRY HISTORY AT HEPS
The names following the team result indicate runners from Columbia finishing in the top five individually

Unknown Coach
1940 — 7 (144)
1941 — 8 (190)
1942 — 8 (247)
1943 — 3 (81)
1944 — no meet
1945 — 4 (87)
1946 — 6 (130)
1947 — 3 (87) — 2. Bill Berger.
1948 — did not compete
1949 — 10 (277)
1950 — 10 (232)
1951 — 9 (197)
1952 — 9 (202)
1953 — 7 (208)
1954 — 9 (201)
1955 — 9 (236)

Coach Dick Mason
1956 — 7 (156) — 3. Jose Iglesias.
1957 — 6t (173) — 4. Jose Iglesias.
1958 — 9 (202)
1959 — 10 (283)
1960 — 10 (289)
1961 — 10 (283)
1962 — 10 (No score)
1963 — 10 (257)
1964 — 8 (221)
1965 — 6 (152) — 5. Robert Conway.
1966 — 7 (173) — 4. Bennett Flax.
1967 — 8 (235)
1968 — 10 (265)
1969 — 10 (316)

Coach Irving Kintisch
1970 — 10 (271)
1971 — 10 (300)
1972 — 10 (308)
1973 — 6 (169) — 4. Ray Fitzgibbon.
1974 — 5 (112)
1975 — 6 (175)

Coach Peter Schuder
1976 — 7 (189)
1977 — 7 (189)
1978 — 8 (219)
1979 — 1 (48) — 4. Wally Collins.
1980 — 5 (155)
1981 — 6 (177)
1982 — 9 (242)
1983 — 10 (302)
1984 — 10 (259)

Coach Jim Grogan
1985 — 10 (230)
1986 — 10 (258)
1987 — 9 (237)
1988 — 9 (209)
1989 — 8 (175)
1990 — 9 (205)
1991 — 5 (118)
1992 — 9 (211)
1993 — 9 (247)

Coach Willy Wood
1994 — 9 (243)
1995 — 8 (193) — 5. Casey O’Shea.
1996 — 8 (184)
1997 — 3 (95) — 4. Mike Grant.
1998 — 3 (69) — 1. Mike Grant; 4. Thomas Kloos.
1999 — 5 (111) — 3. Ray Biersbach.
2000 — 3 (94) — 5. Steve Sundell.
2001 — 5t (126) — 4. Steve Sundell.
2002 — 2 (63) — 3. Steve Sundell; 5. John Garvie.
2003 — 2 (69) — 1. Steve Sundell.
2004 — 1 (70)
2005 — 5 (129)
2006 — 2 (63)
2007 — 4 (108)
2008 — 2 (61)
2009 — 1 (60) — 5. Brendan Martin.
2010 — 3 (94) — 4. Tom Poland.
2011 — 2 (51) — 2. Kyle Merber.
2012 — 2 (58) — 3. Leighton Spencer.
2013 — 1 (48) — 2. Nico Composto; 4. John Gregorek; 5. Daniel Everett.

Coach Daniel Ireland
2014 — 6 (123)
2015 — 1 (65) — 3. Aubrey Myjer.
2016 — 3 (81)
2017 — 2 (43) —  1. Ryan Thomas; 5. Kenny Vasbinder.

COLUMBIA AT THE NCAAs
Best Finishes
23. William Berger (East Lansing, Mich.: Nov. 24, 1947)
30. Nico Composto (Terre Haute, Ind.: Nov 23, 2013)
32. Steve Sundell (Waterloo, Iowa: Nov. 24, 2003)
34. Paul Heck (State College, Pa.: Nov. 24, 1975)
61. Steve Sundell (Terre Haute, Ind.: Nov. 25, 2002)
61. Mark Feigan (Louisville, Ky.: Nov. 17, 2012)
74. Jake Sienko (Louisville, Ky.: Nov. 17, 2012)
94. Michael Grant (Lawrence, Kan.: Nov. 23, 1998)
97. Tom Kloos (Greenville, S.C.: Nov. 24, 1997)
98. Kyle Merber (Terre Haute, Ind.: Nov. 21, 2011)
100. Mike Murphy (Louisville, Ky.: Nov. 17, 2012)

Chronologically Top 100s
1947 (Nov. 24) — 23. William Berger.
1975 (Nov. 24) — 34. Paul Heck.
1997 (Nov. 24) — 97. Tom Kloos.
1998 (Nov. 23) — 94. Michael Grant.
2002 (Nov. 25) — 61. Steve Sundell.
2003 (Nov. 24) — 32. Steve Sundell.
2011 (Nov. 21) — 98. Kyle Merber.
2012 (Nov. 17) — 61. Mark Feigan; 74. Jake Sienko; 100. Mike Murphy.
2013 (Nov. 23) — 30. Nico Composto.

Team Finishes
2011 (Nov. 21) — 27th
2012 (Nov. 17) — 17th
2013 (Nov. 23) — 25th