30 Nov '14, 10am

The Cheserek Effect: Is tactical NCAA XC here to stay?

The Cheserek Effect: Is tactical NCAA XC here to stay?

Edward Cheserek's 30:19 winning time was the 4th slowest in NCAA history. Edward Cheserek positioned himself perfectly throughout the race, slowly moving up to the lead while the pace continued to lag. Coming through the 5k at 15:30, nearly the entire field was still a part of the race, a tactic that played right into the favorite’s hands. By the time King Ches passed 8k, his legs were fresh as he made a strong move that no one could cover. The Oregon sophomore had executed his race plan, and was rewarded with his second straight NCAA XC title. His winning time of 30:19 was slow, the fourth slowest in history, but that had been the plan all along. Wait, wait, wait some more and then suddenly strike with just over a mile to go, knowing that he alone had 3:36 1500m speed. Everyone knew that Ches could close hard off of a slow pace, so why didn’t anyone try to stop this from ...

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