WATERVILLE, Maine -- David Chelimo (Nyahururu, Kenya) is on the New England Small College Athletic Conference Men's Cross Country All-Conference Team for the third time after finishing in third place and teammate Griffin Gagnon (Hollis, N.H.) made all-league for the first time Tuesday.
Chelimo (pictured) continues to get stronger and faster during the season. He finished in 31st place in his first race since 2014 at a meet at Williams College. Chelimo's other finish was second at the State of Maine Championships to James Jones of Bates College two weeks ago.
Gagnon has been a consistent runner for the Mules this year, including a finish of eighth at the State of Maine Championships. The senior also was second at the Colby/Bates Class Meet and took 11th at the Williams event.
NESCAC Men's Cross Country All-Conference Team
Most Outstanding Performer: Tim Nichols, Tufts
Rookie of the Year: James Jones, Bates
Co-Coach of the Year: Peter Farwell, Williams & Erik Nedeau, Amherst
David Chelimo, Colby, Sr., Nyahururu, Kenya
Ben Decker, Williams, Jr., Yarmouth, Maine
Ben Bosworth, Conn. College, Sr., Dorchester, Mass.
Mohamed Hussein, Amherst, Jr., Hargeisa, Somaliland
James Jones, Bates, Fy., Colorado Springs, Colo.
Tim Nichols, Tufts, Sr., North Lima, Ohio
Luke O’Connor, Tufts, Sr., Chicago, Ill.
Cosmo Brossy, Amherst, So., Los Angeles, Calif.
Danny Aschale, Conn. College, Fy., Cambridge, Mass.
Will Dudek, Wesleyan, Sr., Montclair, N.J.
Griffin Gagnon, Colby, Sr., Hollis, N.H.
Matt Jacobson, Bowdoin, Sr., Westfield, Mass.
Liam Simpson, Williams, Jr., Cape Elizabeth, Maine
Nicholas Walker, Bowdoin, Sr., Lyme, Conn.