Penn

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

Coach Lawson Robertson
1939 — 6 (134)
1940 — 5 (112) — 5. John Drebinger.
1941 — 9 (207)
1942 — 9 (294)
1943 — did not compete
1944 — no meet
1945 — did not compete
1946 — 9 (251)
1947 — 2 (70) — 1. Dick Hart; 5. Tom Kirwan.

Coach Ken Doherty
1948 — 3 (68) — 5. Tim Kirwan.
1949 — 6 (136) — 5. Dick Hart.
1950 — 3 (89)
1951 — 10 (202)
1952 — 10 (251)
1953 — 8 (209)
1954 — 6t (172)
1955 — 6 (134)
1956 — 10 (269)

Coach A. Richmond Morcome
1957 — 10 (270)
1958 — 7 (175)
1959 — 9 (209)
1960 — 6 (132)
1961 — 9 (209)
1962 — 8 (173)
1963 — 7 (144)
1964 — 6 (171)
1965 — 8 (218)

Coach Jim Tuppeny
1966 — 8 (182)
1967 — 5 (96)
1968 — 3 (89)
1969 — 2 (66) — 3. Julio Piazza.
1970 — 2 (69) — 4. Karl Thornton.
1971 — 1 (19) — 1. Dave Merrick; 3. Karl Thornton; 4. Bob Childs; 5. Julio Piazza.
1972 — 5 (93) — 1. Bob Childs.
1973 — 1 (29) — 1. Dave Merrick; 5. Denis Fikes.
1974 — 2 (92)
1975 — 4 (92) — 1. Dave Merrick.
1976 — 4 (86)
1977 — 3 (72)
1978 — 5 (91)

Coach Karl Thornton
1979 — 4 (107)
1980 — 7 (177)
1981 — 8 (241)

Coach Charlie Powell
1982 — 8 (200)
1983 — 8 (214)
1984 — 6 (169)
1985 — 9 (241)
1986 — 9 (210)
1987 — 4 (141)
1988 — 4 (114)
1989 — 7 (168)
1990 — 7 (178)
1991 — 7 (165)
1992 — 4 (92)
1993 — 7t (160)
1994 — 3 (121)
1995 — 9 (239)
1996 — 7 (174)
1997 — 5 (111) — 5. Paolo Frescura.
1998 — 6 (185)
1999 — 3 (91) — 4. Sean MacMillan; 5. Scott Clayton.
2000 — 7 (146)
2001 — 9 (182)
2002 — 7 (170)
2003 — 7 (154)
2004 — 3 (87) — 5. Dusty Lieb.
2005 — 4 (103)
2006 — 6 (123)
2007 — 3 (101) — 4. Reid McEwen.
2008 — 8 (193)
2009 — 8 (215)
2010 — 4 (118)

Coach Blake Boldon
2011 — 8 (233)

Coach Steve Dolan
2012 — 7 (185)
2013 — 6 (150) — 3. Thomas Awad.
2014 — 3 (111) — 1. Thomas Awad.
2015 — 2 (69) — 1. Thomas Awad.
2016 — 1 (38) — 4.Nick Tuck; 5. Brendan Shearn.
2017 — 3 (91)

PENN AT THE NCAAs
Best Finishes
9. Dave Merrick (State College, Pa.: Nov. 24, 1975)
14. Thomas Awad (Louisville, Kent.: Nov. 21, 2015)
18. Dave Merrick (Knoxville, Tenn.: Nov. 22, 1971)
26. Dusty Lieb (Terre Haute, Ind.: Nov. 25, 2002)
27. Thomas Awad (Terre Haute, Ind.: Nov. 22, 2014)
43. Robert Childs (Knoxville, Tenn.: Nov. 22, 1971)
46. Julio Piazza (Knoxville, Tenn.: Nov. 22, 1971)
48. Dusty Lieb (Terre Haute, Ind.: Nov. 23, 2004)
53. Robert Childs (Houston, Texas: Nov. 20, 1972)
56. Karl Thornton (Williamsburg, Va.: Nov. 23, 1970)
69. Scott Clayton (Bloomington, Ind.: Nov. 22, 1999)
74. Julio Piazza (Bronx, N.Y.: Nov. 24, 1969)
75. Denis Fikes (Knoxville, Tenn.: Nov. 22, 1971)
79. Jerome Williams (Bronx, N.Y.: Nov. 25, 1968)
79. Courtney Jaworski (Terre Haute, Ind.: Nov. 21, 2005)
81. Karl Thornton (Knoxville, Tenn.: Nov. 22, 1971)
91. Karl Thornton (Bronx, N.Y.: Nov. 24, 1969)
92. Elliott Rogers (Bronx, N.Y.: Nov. 24, 1969)
93. Denis Fikes (Houston, Texas: Nov. 20, 1972)
96. Steven Sholtes (Denton, Texas: Nov. 22, 1976)
99. George Lokken (Bronx, N.Y.: Nov. 24, 1969)
100. Daniel Stevens (Bronx, N.Y.: Nov. 24, 1969)

Chronologically Top 100s
1968 (Nov. 25) — 79. Jerome Williams.
1969 (Nov. 24) — 74. Julio Piazza; 91. Karl Thornton; 92. Elliott Rogers; 99. George Lokken; 100. Daniel Stevens.
1970 (Nov. 23) — 56. Karl Thornton.
1971 (Nov. 22) — 18. Dave Merrick; 43. Robert Childs; 46. Julio Piazza; 75. Denis Fikes; 81. Karl Thornton.
1972 (Nov. 20) — 53. Robert Childs; 93. Denis Fikes.
1975 (Nov. 24) — 9. Dave Merrick.
1976 (Nov. 22) — 96. Steven Sholtes.
1999 (Nov. 22) — 69. Scott Clayton.
2002 (Nov. 25) — 26. Dusty Lieb.
2004 (Nov. 23) — 48. Dusty Lieb.
2005 (Nov. 21) — 79. Courtney Jaworski.
2014 (Nov. 22) – 27. Thomas Awad.
2015 (Nov. 21) – 14. Thomas Awad.

Team Finishes
1969 (Nov. 24) – 8th
1970 (Nov. 23) — 22nd
1971 (Nov. 22) — 3rd
1975 (Nov. 24) — 27th
2015 (Nov. 21) – 24th