2011 All-Americans Announced

2011 All-Americans Announced
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced the 2011 Men’s Cross Country All-Americans on Monday. The top-30 individual finishers at the 56th Annual NAIA Men’s Cross Country National Championships held Nov. 19 at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site in Vancouver, Wash., were bestowed with the accolade.

Oklahoma Christian’s Silas Kisorio headlines the honorees as the only four-time All-American. The senior from Eldoret, Kenya, placed 28th as a freshman and then stormed to the top as the national champion in 2009. During his junior and senior campaigns, he finished as runner-up.

Junior Greg Montgomery from College of Idaho and Milligan (Tenn.) senior Austin Ellis each captured their third All-America honor. Thirteen runners raced to their second top-30 finish, while 14 earned their first All-America nod.

Kennedy Kithuka So. Wayland Baptist (Texas)
Silas Kisorio Sr. Oklahoma Christian
John Gilbertson Jr. The Master’s (Calif.)
Edward Taragon Jr. Wayland Baptist (Texas)
Anthony Pizzo Jr. The Master’s (Calif.)
Evans Kirwa Jr. Embry-Riddle (Fla.)
Greg Montgomery Jr. College of Idaho
Daniel Tubei So. Park (Mo.)
Austin Ellis Sr. Milligan (Tenn.)
Bryson Harper Sr. Bryan (Tenn.)
Geoffrey Njonjo Jr. Oklahoma Christian
Seth Bridges Sr. Northwest (Wash.)
Yonas Gebretinais Sr. Graceland (Iowa)
William MacNeil Sr. Point Loma (Calif.)
Wade Meddles So. Azusa Pacific (Calif.)
Galen Dills Jr. Shawnee State (Ohio)
Danny Lyon Jr. Cal State San Marcos
Hildon Boen Jr. Wayland Baptist (Texas)
David McWilliams Jr. Oklahoma Christian
Rick Avila Jr. Concordia (Calif.)
Cordell Baker Jr. Oklahoma Baptist
Ryan Sorenson Sr. Southern Oregon
Kyle Anderson Jr. Spring Arbor (Mich.)
Western Nelson So. Cal State San Marcos
Andrew Landstrom So. Concordia (Ore.)
Landon Hamilton Jr. Cumberlands (Ky.)
Devin Lea Sr. Aquinas (Mich.)
Javier Ceja Sr. Friends (Kan.)
Jesiah Rodriquez Sr. Siena Heights (Mich.)
Frank Adelman Jr. Southwestern (Kan.)

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