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Chelanga defends national cross country champion title

November 22, 2010 : Liberty Athletics

Sam Chelanga competes in the NCAA Division I national cross country championship in Terre Haute, Ind. on Monday.

Liberty redshirt senior Sam Chelanga claimed his second consecutive NCAA national title in his final collegiate cross country race on Monday.

Chelanga is now a three-time NCAA Division I national champion, also including his 10K crown at the 2010 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships.

Also earning All-America honors for the Flames on Monday was redshirt senior Evans Kigen. He clocked a 30:21.4 to finish 31st place overall out of 246 finishers.