Jovan Newsum led the way for cross country this fall.

Jovan Newsum led the way for cross country this fall.

Jovan Newsum capped a stellar cross country career this fall by taking 66th at the NCAA Division III national championship in Louisville, Ky. This was the Glendale Heights, Ill. runner’s second appearance at nationals and he finished in school-record time for the 8-kilometer course (24:14). Leading up to the national competition, Newsum finished third at the MIAC conference championship, and sixth at the NCAA Central Regional. Newsum now holds the top four fastest times in program history as well as the highest finish at the conference meet, earning First-Team All-MIAC honors.