Hope College senior Nate Love of Midland (Midland HS) is headed back

to the NCAA Division III cross country championships for a second

straight year.

The field of runners for the national championship meet to be held in

Oshkosh, Wisc. on Saturday, Nov. 19, was announced Sunday afternoon.

Love finished 13th among 243 runners at Saturday's Great Lakes

Regional meet. He will be among 56 individual runners joining 32

seven-runner teams at the national meet. (Regional champion Calvin has

qualified as a team for the men's meet as has Paul Lewis of Albion as

an individual.

Love finished 61st at nationals in 2010. He is co-captain of the team

and a two-time All-MIAA cross country honoree.