Nike Cross Nationals Midwest


NXN Midwest Regional
LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course
Terre Haute, Indiana

Every year, many of the top teams and individuals in Illinois head to Terre Haute, Indiana to compete in the Nike Cross Nationals - Midwest Regional. Teams compete as clubs and the top two club teams qualify for the Nike Cross Nationals Finals in early December along with the top five individuals not on an advancing club. The Midwest Regional includes Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Michigan, and Ohio.

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The following individuals from Westmont Cross Country have competed at the Nike Cross Nationals - Midwest Regional:

Season Athlete Grade 
Time 
Place 
2014 Nick Dea Senior 17:05 286
  Anthony Alessi Senior 17:29 326

  

Nike Cross Nationals - Midwest Regional 
Illinois Qualifiers
 

 Teams on this list that finished 3rd (or 4th, if it ever happens) at NXN-MW earned an At-Large selection to run at NXN.

Girls
Illinois Girls Teams have:
Finished on the NXN podium (1st, 2nd or 3rd) twice (Naperville North, 2017-18)
Qualified 20 times for the NXN championship
8 different schools have qualified for the NXN championship
Won 5 NXR Midwest championships
Earned 5 At-Large Selections

 Season Team Place Points
2005 Naperville (North) Selection Committee
2006 Hinsdale (Central) Selection Committee 
2008 Geneva 1 64
2009 Palatine (H.S.) 2 93
2010 Palatine (H.S.) 1 72
  Wheaton (W.-Warrenville South) 3 98
2011 Winnetka (New Trier) 2 49
2012 Winnetka (New Trier) 3 125
  Naperville (North) 2 107
2013 Naperville (North) 2 125
2014 Naperville (North) 2 113
  Palatine (H.S.) 3 119
2015 Naperville (North) 3 153
2016 Naperville (North) 2 120
  Minooka 3 135
2017 Naperville (North) 1 85
  Yorkville (H.S.) 2 130
2018 Naperville (North) 1 69
  Yorkville (H.S.) 2 84
2019 Naperville (North) 1 95

  

Boys
Illinois Boys Teams have:
Won NXN twice (York 2004, Neuqua Valley 2007)
Finished on the NXN podium (1st, 2nd, or 3rd) three additional times
Qualified 29 times for the NXN championship
13 different schools have qualified for the NXN championship
Won 11 NXR Midwest championships
Earned 7 At-Large Selections

Place Team Place Points
2004 Elmhurst (York) Selection Committee
2005 Elmhurst (York) Selection Committee
2006 Elmhurst (York) Selection Committee
2007 Naperville (Neuqua Valley) 1 73
  Elmhurst (York) 2 111
2008 Elmhurst (York) 1 66
  Naperville (North) 2 112
2009 Elmhurst (York) 1 113
  Naperville (Neuqua Valley) 2 137
  Wilmette (Loyola Academy) 3 139
2010 Elmhurst (York) 1 137
  Naperville (Neuqua Valley) 3 180
2011 Elmhurst (York) 2 154
  Palatine (H.S.) 3 174
2012 Elmhurst (York) 1 95
2013 Hinsdale (Central) 3 199
2014 Orland Park (Sandburg) 1 111
2015 Orland Park (Sandburg) 1 120
  Naperville (Neuqua Valley) 2 140
  LaGrange (Lyons) 3 150
2016 Naperville (Neuqua Valley) 1 88
  Downers Grove (North) 2 136
  Mahomet (M.-Seymour) 3 168
2017 Downers Grove (North) 1 104
2018 Arlington Heights (Hersey) 1 146
  Wheaton (W.-Warrenville South) 2 149
2019 Wheaton (W.-Warrenville South) 1 75
  Elmhurst (York) 2 128
  St. Charles (East) 3 154