Villanova's Pat Tiernan took home the NCAA DI Cross Country title, dethroning three-time champion Edward Cheserek of Oregon. Tiernan clocked a time of 29:22 for 10K, outlasting Cheserek and Syracuse's Justyn Knight over the final few kilometers to win his first NCAA title in his final collegiate race. Tiernan, a native of Australia, was second in the race a year ago.
Tiernan spoke with FloTrack on his race strategy and his emotions after being crowned NCAA champ. Watch interviews with Tiernan and Villanova coach Marcus O'Sullivan after the race below, and watch a replay of the race stream from FloTrack above.