2017-18 Track & Field News
  • Thursday, May 24, 2018

    Sweet Caroline! Kurgat Wins 10,000 Meter National Title

    The junior pulled away in the final 2,000 meters for victory as the performance led four All-American finishes for the GNAC on day one of the 2018 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

  • Wednesday, May 23, 2018

    Ashley Puga Inducted Into USTFCCCA Hall of Fame

    A seven-time GNAC champion and the 2009 NCAA Division II champion in the 800 meters, both indoors and outdoors, Northwest Nazarene's Ashley Puga is inducted into the USTFCCCA Division II Athlete Hall of Fame.

  • Tuesday, May 22, 2018

    Ribich Completes Sweep of USTFCCCA Regional Awards

    The Western Oregon senior is named the USTFCCCA West Region Men's Track Athlete of the Year to complete the regional sweep. Alaska Anchorage's Caroline Kurgat and Concordia' Jarred Rome also earned regional honors.

  • Monday, May 21, 2018

    Going The Distance: Mitchell Leads Men's Track All-Academic

    The senior distance standout from Northwest Nazarene, with a perfect 4.00 GPA as a biology major, leads 76 selections to the 2017-18 GNAC Men's Track and Field All-Academic Team.

  • Monday, May 21, 2018

    Shindruk Leads Five 4.00s On Women's Track All-Academic

    An All-GNAC performer both indoors and outdoors, Central Washington junior distance standout Alexa Shindruk leads five performers with 4.00 GPAs on the GNAC Women's Track & Field All-Academic Team.

  • Tuesday, May 15, 2018

    GNAC Will Send 54 To NCAA Outdoor Championships

    A total of 54 athletes, 16 men and 38 women and at least two athletes from every GNAC school, have earned invitations to the 2018 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

  • Monday, May 14, 2018

    Concordia Leads GNAC Outdoor Track All-Region Selections

    Concordia landed 12 athletes, including a conference-leading seven men, to lead a total of 62 GNAC athletes named as USTFCCCA Division II All-West Region performers.

  • Monday, May 14, 2018

    Championships Trio Share Final Team Of The Week Honor

    After earning conference titles over the weekend, Seattle Pacific women's track & field, Concordia men's track & field and Western Oregon baseball share honors for the Red Lion/GNAC Team of the Week.

  • Saturday, May 12, 2018

    Meyer, Falcons Soar To Women's Outdoor Track Title

    A record-setting day for the Seattle Pacific 4x100-meter relay team and individual titles for Renick Meyer and Grace Bley lead the Falcons to the 2018 GNAC women's outdoor track and field title.

  • Saturday, May 12, 2018

    Cavalier Performances Give Concordia Men's Outdoor Title

    Buoyed by a sweep of the 100 and 200-meter titles by Carlos Ortiz and Jacob Slate's win in the hammer, Concordia collected it first GNAC men's outdoor track and field championship.

  • Friday, May 11, 2018

    Concordia Takes Shot At Day 1 Women's Outdoor Track Lead

    Concordia sweeps all eight places in the shot put while the Cavs' Melissa Ausman and Alaska Anchorage's Caroline Kurgat set meet records on day one of the GNAC Women's Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

  • Friday, May 11, 2018

    Cavaliers Throw Way To Day 1 Men's Outdoor Track Lead

    Concordia scores 56 points in the shot put and discus to take the team lead after day one of the GNAC Men's Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

  • Wednesday, May 9, 2018

    Spotlight On Individual Efforts At Track Championships

    While the team trophies will be awarded, the individual performances by this year's record breakers will be in the spotlight as the GNAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships take place this weekend.

  • Tuesday, May 8, 2018

    Kurgat Named USTFCCCA Athlete Of Week For Second Time

    For the second time this outdoor track season, and the fifth time this year including cross country, Alaska Anchorage's Caroline Kurgat has been named the USTFCCCA Division II Female Athlete of the Week.

  • Tuesday, May 1, 2018

    Freshmen Maier & Meyer Win GNAC Combined Events

    Central Washington's Braydon Maier completes the indoor/outdoor double in the multi-events with a decathlon win while Seattle Pacific's Renick Meyer takes the heptathlon at the GNAC Combined Event Championships.

  • Monday, April 30, 2018

    Landis, Ortega Lead Day 1 Of GNAC Combined Events

    The two Wildcats lead the decathlon and heptathlon, respectively, after the first day of the 2018 GNAC Combined Event Championships in Nampa, Idaho.

  • Wednesday, April 25, 2018

    Track Athletes Ride SoCal Sun To Record Performances

    Track & Field Weekly Notebook: Both school records and conference records keep falling as teams begin to focus in on the upcoming GNAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

  • Tuesday, April 24, 2018

    Ribich, Kurgat Net USTFCCCA Division II Weekly Awards

    Thanks to their record-setting efforts at the Bryan Clay Invitational last weekend, Western Oregon's David Ribich and Alaska Anchorage's Caroline Kurgat has been honored as Athletes of the Week by the USTFCCCA.

  • Wednesday, April 18, 2018

    Will Southern California Yield Even More Records?

    Track & Field Weekly Notebook: GNAC athletes broke two conference records and added three NCAA Championships automatic qualifiers last week. Will the big SoCal meets this weekend produce more of both?

  • Tuesday, April 10, 2018

    Home Meets Yield Record Performances, Nationals Marks

    Track & Field Weekly Notebook: With most GNAC teams staying close to home or competing at home, athletes took advantage to post school records and national meet qualifying marks.

  • Wednesday, April 4, 2018

    Track Athletes Make The Most Of Bay Area Meets

    Track & Field Weekly Notebook: Racing against top-notch competition, GNAC athletes made the most of their opportunities with records and nationals qualifiers at Stanford & San Francisco State.

  • Wednesday, March 28, 2018

    Multiple Records Punctuate Big Track & Field Week

    Track & Field Weekly Notebook: A number of school-record performances marked a great week for conference teams as many schools prepare to test themselves this weekend against top competition in the Bay Area.

  • Friday, March 23, 2018

    Ribich, McCormick Lead Indoor Track Special Awards

    Western Oregon's David Ribich and Alaska Anchorage's Danielle McCormick are named the Athletes of the Year, leading voting for the 2018 GNAC Indoor Track & Field special awards.

  • Wednesday, March 21, 2018

    Outdoor Track & Field Season Goes Into High Gear

    Track & Field Weekly Notebook: After adding a number of nationals qualifying marks last week, eight GNAC teams are slated to compete this weekend as the outdoor season hits full stride.

  • Wednesday, March 14, 2018

    Track's Focus Moves From The Boards To The Outdoor Oval

    Track & Field Weekly Notebook: With a successful Division II Indoor Championships for the GNAC in the books, the focus changes to the outdoor season as seven GNAC teams will be in action this weekend.

  • Monday, March 12, 2018

    Wolves Show Strong On National Stage For Weekly Honor

    Winning the DMR and mile at the NCAA Division II Indoor Track & Field Championships, the Western Oregon men have been named the Red Lion/GNAC Team of the Week.

  • Saturday, March 10, 2018

    Nading, McCormick Claim Indoor Track National Titles

    The Western Oregon junior wins the men's mile and the Alaska Anchorage senior captures the women's 800 meters to lead the GNAC on the final day of the NCAA Division II Indoor Track and Field Championships.

  • Friday, March 9, 2018

    Relay Repeat: Wolves Reclaim DMR Title At Indoor Nationals

    Western Oregon's men's distance medley relay team defended its national championship as the GNAC came home with four All-American performances on day one of the NCAA Division II Indoor Track and Field Championships.

  • Thursday, March 8, 2018

    The GNAC's Best Converge In Kansas For Indoor Nationals

    Track & Field Weekly Notebook: A total of 29 GNAC athletes are in Pittsburg, Kansas, as the conference goes up against the rest of the nation's best at the NCAA Division II Indoor Track and Field Championships.

  • Monday, March 5, 2018

    Chairmen Of The Boards: GNAC Dominates Regional Awards

    Western Oregon's David Ribich, Seattle Pacific's Scout Cai and Concordia head coach Jarret Mantalas lead five GNAC selections in the USTFCCCA Division II West Region Athlete & Coach of the Year honors.

  • Sunday, March 4, 2018

    Simon Fraser, Concordia Lead Indoor Track All-Region Picks

    Simon Fraser garners 15 selections and Concordia nets 14 to lead a total of GNAC athletes named as 2018 USTFCCCA Division II Indoor Track & Field All-West Region honorees.

  • Wednesday, February 28, 2018

    Concordia, Simon Fraser Lead Indoor Nationals Qualifiers

    The Cavaliers and Clan each qualify six individuals to lead a list of 29 individuals and five relay teams from the conference invited to compete at the NCAA Division II Indoor Track and Field Championships.

  • Wednesday, February 21, 2018

    Indoor Nationals Still In Sight For Many GNAC Athletes

    Track & Field Weekly Notebook: With an exciting GNAC Indoor Track & Field Championships in the rear-view window, GNAC athletes look ahead to the SPU Final Qualifier and the national championships.

  • Monday, February 19, 2018

    Indoor Championship Trio Shares Weekly Team Accolade

    After victories at the 2018 GNAC Track and Field Championships, the Concordia men, Central Washington and Seattle Pacific women share this week's Red Lion/GNAC Team of the Week honor.

  • Saturday, February 17, 2018

    Tie One On: Wildcats, Falcons Share Women's Indoor Title

    After an exciting finish in the 4x400-meter relay, Central Washington and Seattle Pacific shared the team championship at the GNAC Women's Indoor Track & Field Championships.

  • Saturday, February 17, 2018

    Four Individual Crowns Lead Concordia To Men's Team Title

    Individual titles by Carlos Ortiz, James Phillips and Josh Koch led Concordia to the team title in its first year as a full Division II member at the GNAC Men's Indoor Track & Field Championships.

  • Friday, February 16, 2018

    It's A Scout Jamboree As Cai Leads Falcons To Day 1 Lead

    Seattle Pacific's Scout Cai won the pentathlon and the pole vault and took second in the high jump to lead the Falcons to the day one team lead at the 2018 GNAC Women's Indoor Track and Field Championships.

  • Friday, February 16, 2018

    Four-Peat For Tsygankov Leads Clan To First Day Men's Lead

    Simon Fraser's Vladislav Tsygankov won his fourth consecutive title in the long jump Friday, leading the Clan to the team lead after the first day of the GNAC Men's Indoor Track & Field Championships.

  • Thursday, February 15, 2018

    Live Results, Streaming For Indoor Track Championships

    Live results for all events and live streaming of selected events will be available for the 2018 GNAC Indoor Track and Field Championships this weekend at the Jacksons Indoor Center.

  • Wednesday, February 14, 2018

    Many Teams In The Mix For GNAC Indoor Team Titles

    Repeats in the team races are far from a sure bet as Alaska Anchorage and Seattle Pacific look to defend their crowns at the GNAC Indoor Track and Field Championships this weekend.

  • Tuesday, February 13, 2018

    Another Record Earns Ribich Another USTFCCCA Award

    The Western Oregon senior is named USTFCCCA Division II Indoor Male Athlete of the Week for the third time this season after he set an all-time, all-conditions Division II record in the 3,000 meters.

  • Monday, February 12, 2018

    Advance Tickets Available For GNAC Indoor Championships

    Don't miss your chance for discounts on advance tickets for the 2018 GNAC Indoor Track and Field Championships, coming up Feb. 16 and 17 in Nampa, Idaho.

  • Wednesday, February 7, 2018

    Records Continue To Fall As GNAC Championships Near

    Track & Field Weekly Notebooks: Conference athletes continue to break school records and post NCAA Championships provisional qualifiers as the GNAC Indoor Championships stand a week away.

  • Wednesday, January 31, 2018

    Of Four-Minute Milers And Multi-Eventers

    Track & Field Weekly Notebook: David Ribich's four-minute mile and outstanding multi-event performances by Kodiak Landis & Scout Cai led a big week for the GNAC in Seattle.

  • Tuesday, January 30, 2018

    Ribich's 4-Minute Mile Earns USTFCCCA Weekly Award

    The Western Oregon senior is named the USTFCCCA Division II Male Athlete of the Week after he broke the four-minute mile at the UW Invitational, the fourth-fastest mile in Division II history.

  • Monday, January 29, 2018

    Cavs Earn Weekly Honor Following Superb Seattle Showing

    Concordia indoor track and field is named the Red Lion/GNAC Team of the Week following impressive individual performances at the Univ. of Washington Invitational last weekend.

  • Thursday, January 25, 2018

    Full Weekend On Tap For GNAC Indoor Track Squads

    Track & Field Weekly Notebook: Eight of the GNAC's 10 teams will meet once again in Seattle as athletes look for more NCAA Championships qualifying marks at the UW Invitational.

  • Wednesday, January 17, 2018

    Record Efforts Highlight Opening Of Indoor Track Season

    Track & Field Weekly Notebook: It was a good first full weekend of the indoor season for GNAC teams with a number of records, one Division II all-time best and 18 NCAA championships provisional qualifiers.

  • Tuesday, January 16, 2018

    Western Oregon's Ribich Earns USTFCCCA National Honor

    The Western Oregon senior is named the USTFCCCA Division II Male Athlete of the Week after he runs the fastest time in Division II history in the 1,000 meters at the UW Preview.

  • Friday, October 13, 2017

    SAAC Spotlight: Western Oregon's Sara Madden

    Sara Madden is a senior on the Western Oregon cross country and track and field teams and a member of the Great Northwest Athletic Conference's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).

  • Wednesday, August 9, 2017

    Simon Fraser Alum Preps For IAAF World Championships

    Simon Fraser alumna Lindsey Butterworth, a two-time NCAA Division II national champion in the 800 meters, prepares to represent Canada at the IAAF World Championships in London.

  • Tuesday, August 1, 2017

    Drake, Ashcroft Nominated For NCAA Woman Of The Year

    The two GNAC track and field standouts are among a record 543 student-athletes nominated for the NCAA Woman of the Year Award, with Bethany Drake selected to be among 145 conference finalists.

  • Friday, July 28, 2017

    Ribich, Drake Named USTFCCCA Scholar-Athletes Of Year

    The Western Oregon junior and Western Washington senior are among seven Division II student-athletes selected as National Scholar-Athletes of the Year by the USTFCCCA, joining a total 67 All-Academic honorees.

  • Wednesday, July 26, 2017

    SAAC Spotlight: Central Washington's Daniel Calderon

    Daniel Calderon is a sophomore on the Central Washington track and field team and a member of the Great Northwest Athletic Conference's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).

  • Monday, July 24, 2017

    Aniteye Shines In Relay At European U20 Championships

    The reigning GNAC Outdoor Track & Field Freshman of the Year helped lead Germany to the silver medal in the 4x400-meter relay, continuing a fantastic summer for the 400-meter specialist.

  • Saturday, July 22, 2017

    Administrator Spotlight: Alaska Anchorage's TJ Garlatz

    Get to know TJ Garlatz, who is entering his 11th year year as a member of the Alaska Anchorage athletic department, in our latest GNAC Administrator Spotlight.

  • Tuesday, July 18, 2017

    SAAC Spotlight: Montana State Billings' Jacob Marshall

    Jacob Marshall is a senior on the Montana State Billings cross country and track and field teams and a member of the Great Northwest Athletic Conference's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).

  • Thursday, July 13, 2017

    Coach Spotlight: Central Washington's Kevin Adkisson

    Get to know Kevin Adkisson, who is entering his 24th season as Central Washington head cross country and track and field coach, in our latest GNAC Coach Spotlight.