Congratulations to our Boys Semi-State Qualifiers!!
Information for Boys Cross Country Semi-State Meet 2022
Boys Cross Country Semi-State Meet will be held at:
- Indiana Wesleyan University Cross Country Course, 4201 S. Washington Street, Marion, IN 46953
- Saturday, October 22, 2022 at 10:30AM
- Buy tickets here!
Spectators are expected to park at the IWU Facilities Services parking lot that is just west of the course.
Access to the IWU Athletic Fields on 45th St. will be blocked off. Parking is NOT allowed on 50th St., Harmon St, York House, Prestwick Apartment complex, and Colonial Oaks Assisted Living: these are considered private property and cars will be towed if they park in any of these areas.
Admission is $12.00. New for 2022 cross-country, the IHSAA is piloting digital tickets via GOFAN. Tickets must be purchased prior to the event via GOFAN. Patrons will then either bring a printable version of the ticket or digital version via their mobile phone where our ticket takers validate them by tapping their phones. Tickets will be accepted starting at 9:30 AM. Fans should plan to arrive at least 30 minutes before the race in case of a line to get into the meet.
Elkhart High School
2608 California Road
Elkhart, IN 46514
Bekah Shenk, Girls Head Coach
Coach Bekah Shenk attended Taylor University and received a double major in Exercise Science and International Studies. She competed on the Taylor Cross Country and Track Teams all four years. She started as a volunteer coach at Pierre Moran Middle School for 2 years before becoming a head coach at Elkhart Central. In her free time, she enjoys training for and competing in endurance races. Her best 5k time is 18:56 and her best marathon time is 3:09:38. She has run 20 marathons including the Boston Marathon 3 times. She has also finished 4 half Ironman Triathlons and 2 Full Ironman Triathlons. She enjoys traveling and has spent over 5 years of her life living in other countries than the United States. Her travels have taken her to 5 of the 7 continents. She teaches Geography and History of the World at the EHS Freshmen Division.
Adam Homo, Boys Head Coach
The 2022 season marks Adam Homo’s 15th year coaching boys’ cross country.
As a boys coach, Coach Homo’s overall record is 49-66. His 2018 boys’ team earned the following titles: Northern Lakes Conference Champions, Sectional Champions, and Regional Champions. Coach Homo was named Northern Lakes Conference Coach of the Year for the 2018 season. In terms of the boys, Coach Homo has sent 6 teams into Regional competition and 1 team to Semi-State competition.
Coach Homo graduated from Elkhart Central High School in 1992. He was a four year three-sport athlete competing for Dana Homo in cross country, Howard Haines and Andy Scupham in swimming, and Tom Kurth in track. Coach Homo competed as the sixth man on the 1990 Elkhart Central cross country team that placed 11th in the State meet. He also competed in the State swim meet for three consecutive seasons. Coach Homo attended Wabash College where he ran one season of track for Rob Johnson and swam four seasons for Gail Pebworth. As a swimmer, Coach Homo earned the “Some Little Giant Award” twice and was named Captain his senior year. Coach Homo earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Wabash College in 1996. Coach Homo then worked with AmeriCorps for a year before attending Indiana State University, where he earned his teaching licensure in the Fall of 1999 and a Masters of Science degree in English Teaching in 2003.
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