Championship racing at the 2018 Reno Cyclocross Nationals kicks off at 8:30 a.m. PST with the Men’s Collegiate Club race. They are followed by the Varsity Men and then the Club and Varsity Women races later in the afternoon. There is also a four-lap team relay race on Thursday afternoon.

In the individual Men’s races, Maxx Chance (University of Colorado-Boulder) and Brannan Fix (Colorado Mesa University) are back to defend their titles in the Club and Varsity races, respectively. The two Women’s races will crown new national champions for 2018. The returning top finishers are Jennifer Malik (Ohio State University) in the Club race and Emma Swartz (Marian University) in the Varsity race.

The University of Vermont and Brevard College are looking to defend their relay titles.

Brannan fix crosses the finish line in victory. 2017 Cyclocross Nationals, Varsity Collegiate Men. © A. Yee / Cyclocross Magazine

Brannan Fix returns to defend his 2017 national championship. 2017 Cyclocross Nationals, Varsity Collegiate Men. © A. Yee / Cyclocross Magazine

The schedule of the races is:

  • Club Men: Wednesday, 8:30 a.m.
  • Varsity Men: Wednesday, 9:35 a.m.
  • Club Women: Wednesday, 2:30 p.m.
  • Varsity Women: Wednesday, 3:25 p.m
  • Collegiate Relay: Thursday, 3:30 p.m

Start lists of pre-registered riders are below. Riders are listed according to USA Cycling points, but call-ups for Collegiate races are done differently than others. The order is the defending champion, conference champions and then one rider per team.

Cyclocross Magazine will be in Reno covering every Championship race this week. See all our coverage from Reno at our dedicated 2018 U.S. Cyclocross Nationals page

Women's Collegiate Club Start List: 2018 Reno Cyclocross Nationals

RankNameCity, State
1Jennifer MalikColumbus, OH
2Sophie RussenbergerBend, OR
3Leslie LupienEnfield, NH
4Meghan OwensRichmond, VT
5Caitlin NeumanMadison, WI
6Elizabeth HuukiPipersville, PA
7Allison MrugalWest Chester, PA
8Lauren MurrayColorado Springs, CO
9Elizabeth PsiakiWest Point, NY
10Monte HoWest Point, NY
11Pamela BanCambridge, MA
12Brooke LymanPhoenix, AZ
13Cara O'neillTucson, AZ
14Chloe WelchTucson, AZ
15Melanie BealeBoulder, CO
16Caitlin MaikawaMenlo Park, CA

Women's Collegiate Varsity Start List: 2018 Reno Cyclocross Nationals

RankNameCity, State
1Emma SwartzMadison, WI
2Hannah ArensmanRutherford College, NC
3Laurel RathbunMonument, CO
4Katherine SantosLouisville, KY
5Alijah BeattyWashington, IA
6Ashley ZoernerHighlandsranch, CO
7Svetlana MackSilver Spring, MD
8Ashlyn WoodsWinston Salem, NC
9Kennedy AdamsStow, OH
10Abigail YoungwerthBoise, ID
11Judah SencenbaughToccoa, GA
12Mason HopkinsRichmond, VA
13Dagny PalmerPhoenixville, PA
14Paige ShookWeaverville, NC
15sydney wengerBristol, TN
16Hannah SwanAlpine, CA
17Ellen CampbellDurango, CO
18Samantha MirandaValley City, OH
19Morgan MillerCharleston, TN
20Kate DietrichBristol, TN
21Helen MitchellMilligan College, TN
22Madeline BemisCorona, CA
23Mackenize MyattAtlanta, GA
24Katja FreeburnDurango, CO
25kelsay lundbergSalida, CO
26Victoria KanizerOwasso, OK
27Anna SchehrerSalida, CO
28Dafne Theroux IzquierdoGrand Junction, CO
29Cayla CrockellOrangevale, CA
30Kristen KollusPhoenix, AZ
31Kira PayerHousatonic, MA

Men's Collegiate Club Start List: 2018 Reno Cyclocross Nationals

RankNameCity, State
1Cooper WillseyHinesburg, VT
2Eric BrunnerBoulder, CO
3Grant EllwoodBoulder, CO
4Maxx ChanceBoulder, CO
5Garrett GercharBoulder, CO
6Michael LandryNew Haven, CT
7Zachary CurtisBridgewater, MA
8Jack TannerBoulder, CO
9Matthew OwensRichmond, VT
10Samuel HedlundMinneapolis, MN
11Donald SeibBryantpond, ME
12Nevin WhittemoreBoulder, CO
13Simon LynnUsaf Academy, CO
14Ethan CallJefferson, NH
15Garrett ClarkCharlotte, NC
16Wheeler DavisRaleigh, NC
17William HawkinsFort Collins, CO
18Kenneth EnglertShawnee, KS
19David GreifTucson, AZ
20Zacharey ElziGolden, CO
21Rhys LouisTempe, AZ
22Charles MandelBurlington, VT
23Andrew MergenMonticello, MN
24Gabriel PerezTempe, AZ
25Daniel WillettSan Clemente, CA
26Sebastian SturgesDenver, CO
27Jordan ChapmanLenore, ID
28Christopher ZahaskyPalo Alto, CA
29Abdulgader AlalliStanford, CA
30Miles FrankWhitefish, MT

Men Collegiate Varsity Start List: 2018 Reno Cyclocross Nationals

RankNameCity, State
1Brannan FixFort Collins, CO
2Caleb SwartzMadison, WI
3Skyler MackeyTulsa, OK
4Andrew BordenPittsfield, VT
5Henry NadellCarbondale, CO
6Cade BickmoreLongmont, CO
7Nicholas BeirneGoshen, KY
8Jonathan AndersonDurango, CO
9Anders NystromBoise, ID
10Keith MullalyWethersfield, CT
11Eli HouseIndianapolis, IN
12Ian McPhersonBoulder, CO
13Sam WintersIndianapolis, IN
14Artur SagatRoswell, GA
15Jack PerryBanner Elk, NC
16Nolan VanderZwaagHolland, MI
17Caleb SmithMarion, NC
18Andrew ScaranoAthens, GA
19Simon LewisFranklin, TN
20Kyle MindickMchenry, IL
21William HardinWinston Salem, NC
22Dalton WaltersRichardson, TX
23Zachary LowdenCary, NC
24Zachary RossCincinnati, OH
25Garrett SmithChurch Hill, TN
26Andrew SparksBanner Elk, NC
27Scott McGillFallston, MD
28Sean FinchamAtlanta, GA
29Blake WilsonAcworth, GA
30Ben SchmutteNoblesville, IN
31Joe WhalleyJohns Creek, GA
32Stephan DavoustDurango, CO
33Carson BeckettBenton, KY
34Ruben BaconHarrodsburg, KY
35tyler OrschelBrevard, NC
36Harrison BuckleyColorado Springs, CO
37Liam EarlBoise, ID
38Zachery CarmelWooster, OH
39Matthew OwenBrevard, NC
40Tristin CooperWestfield, IN
41Andrew BaldwinFranklin, NC
42Samuel Morkal WilliamsBriarcliff Manor, NY
43Herman LarssonGrand Junction, CO
44Ben EdwardsBarbourville, KY
45Eric HubbsBristol, TN
46Thomas GauthierDurango, CO
46Walker ShawHendersonville, NC