2017-18 General News
  • Monday, April 23, 2018

    Dynamic Hitting Guides Yellowjackets To Weekly Accolade

    Earning its first four-game sweep since the 2016 campaign, Montana State Billings used consistent and timely hitting to achieve this week's Red/Lion GNAC Team of the Week honor.

  • Monday, April 23, 2018

    Track Record Breakers Lead Weekly Award Winners

    Western Oregon's David Ribich set a Division II record while Alaska Anchorage's Caroline Kurgat and Concordia's Christina MacDonald eclipsed conference marks to lead the GNAC's Athletes of the Week list.

  • Saturday, April 21, 2018

    Administrator Spotlight: Nona Letuligasenoa

    Get to know Nona Letuligaseona, the assistant athletic director of communications and sports information director at Alaska, in our latest GNAC Administrator Spotlight.

  • Thursday, April 19, 2018

    Administrator Spotlight: Mal Stewman

    Meet Mal Stewman, the academic success coordinator for student-athletes at Central Washington, in our latest GNAC Administrator Spotlight.

  • Tuesday, April 17, 2018

    Golf Previews, Nanooks' Athletics Featured On 'Insider'

    GNAC Insider featured Alaska interim athletic director Kayne Gutierrez, Simon Fraser senior women's golfer Michelle Waters and Western Washington head men's golf coach Luke Bennett.

  • Monday, April 16, 2018

    Nighthawks Continue Strong Playoff Push For Weekly Honor

    Earning a series win against Central Washington while moving into a tie for first with the Wildcats last weekend, Northwest Nazarene softball has been named the Red Lion/GNAC Team of the Week.

  • Monday, April 16, 2018

    Records For Ausman, McCormick Lead GNAC Weekly Awards

    Concordia's Melissa Ausman reset her own conference record and Alaska Anchorage's Danielle McCormick reset her own school record to lead the selections for GNAC Athletes of the Week.

  • Friday, April 13, 2018

    Administrator Spotlight: Gabe Lynn

    Meet Gabe Lynn, the digital media and sports information specialist at Simon Fraser University, in the latest edition of our GNAC Administrator Spotlight.

  • Tuesday, April 10, 2018

    Record Holders, Roth Appeared Tuesday Night On 'Insider'

    GNAC Insider featured Montana State Billings softball senior Heather Tracy, Western Washington men's junior golfer Cody Roth and Concordia senior thrower Melissa Ausman on Tuesday. The podcast is available on demand.

  • Monday, April 9, 2018

    Vikings’ Efficient Final Round Leads To Weekly Recognition

    Closing last week's Mustang Intercollegiate with an 11-under par in the final round for a third-place tie, Western Washington men's golf has been named this week's Red Lion/GNAC Team of the Week.

  • Monday, April 9, 2018

    Saints, Nighthawks Sweep GNAC Weekly Diamond Honors

    Saint Martin's swept the baseball awards while Northwest Nazarene swept the GNAC Softball Player of the Week honors as both teams main gains on their stakes in conference playoff chases.

  • Friday, April 6, 2018

    Administrator Spotlight: Sammy Henderson

    Get to know Sammy Henderson, the director of athletic communications at Central Washington University, in our latest GNAC Administrator Spotlight.

  • Tuesday, April 3, 2018

    Student-Athlete Trio, Hanson Featured On 'Insider'

    Guests from Northwest Nazarene softball, Western Washington track & field and Simon Fraser made appearances to the weekly radio program, which is available on demand.

  • Monday, April 2, 2018

    Big-Time Blasts Lifts MSUB To Team Of The Week Honor

    Tying the GNAC record for home runs by a team in a four-game series (13) last weekend, Montana State Billings baseball has been named the Red Lion Team/GNAC Team of the Week.

  • Monday, April 2, 2018

    Kurgat's Record Effort At Stanford Leads Weekly Honors

    Caroline Kurgat's GNAC and Alaska Anchorage record performance in the 10,000 meters at the Stanford Invitational leads the selections for GNAC Athletes of the Week.

  • Friday, March 30, 2018

    Athletic Training Month Spotlight: Kim Cormack

    In celebration of National Athletic Training Month, the GNAC is spotlighting the conference athletic trainers. In this spotlight we feature Kim Cormack, one of the athletic therapists at Simon Fraser.

  • Tuesday, March 27, 2018

    Triple Threat: Spring Standouts Highlight Weekly Program

    Saint Martin's junior softball pitcher Lauren Maley, Central Washington senior track & field athlete Kodiak Landis and Concordia junior women's golfer Shantel Antonio appeared on Insider Tuesday at 7 p.m.

  • Monday, March 26, 2018

    Saints' Solid Tournament Showing Secures Weekly Honor

    Losing just one contest of its six-game slate at the Tournament of Champions last weekend, Saint Martin's softball has been named this week's Red Lion/GNAC Team of the Week.

  • Monday, March 26, 2018

    Wildcats Take Double Sweep In Player Of Week Awards

    A pair of track and field school records in the multi-events and a successful 5-1 softball weekend at the Tournament of Champions gave Central Washington a pair of Player of the Week sweeps.

  • Thursday, March 22, 2018

    Athletic Training Month Spotlight: Kurtis Kidd

    In celebration of National Athletic Training Month, the GNAC is spotlighting the conference athletic trainers. In this spotlight we feature Kurtis Kidd, the head athletic trainer at Western Oregon.

  • Tuesday, March 20, 2018

    Athletic Training Month Spotlight: Ken Becker

    In celebration of National Athletic Training Month, the GNAC is spotlighting the conference athletic trainers. In this spotlight we feature Ken Becker, the head athletic trainer at Northwest Nazarene.

  • Tuesday, March 20, 2018

    Spring Sports, Becker Featured On Weekly Radio Program

    With the GNAC's full focus shifting to the spring season, Insider welcomed SFU head softball coach Mike Renney, WOU baseball senior Cody Dysktra and NNU head athletic trainer Ken Becker Tuesday at 7 p.m. (Pacific).

  • Monday, March 19, 2018

    Wildcats Ride Nine-Game Win Streak To Weekly Honor

    Playing its best softball three weeks into conference play, Central Washington picked up three weekend victories to extend its win streak to nine games and earn the Red Lion/GNAC Team of the Week honor.

  • Monday, March 19, 2018

    Bonfilio's Argonaut Accolades Leads Player Of Week Picks

    The Western Washington freshman leads the GNAC Player of the Week selections after he shared top honors at the Notre Dame de Namur Argonaut Invitational.

  • Saturday, March 17, 2018

    Athletic Training Month Spotlight: Thomas Ebel

    In celebration of National Athletic Training Month, the GNAC is spotlighting the conference athletic trainers. In this spotlight we feature Thomas Ebel, the head athletic trainer at Montana State Billings.

  • Thursday, March 15, 2018

    Athletic Training Month Spotlight: Isaac Perry

    In celebration of National Athletic Training Month, the GNAC is spotlighting the conference athletic trainers. In this spotlight we feature Isaac Perry, the head athletic trainer at Central Washington.

  • Tuesday, March 13, 2018

    Athletic Training Month Spotlight: Kyle Nelson

    In celebration of National Athletic Training Month, the GNAC is spotlighting the conference athletic trainers. In this spotlight we feature Kyle Nelson, the head athletic trainer at Concordia.

  • Tuesday, March 13, 2018

    Postseason Basketball, Baseball Featured On Insider

    With the NCAA DII Elite Eight on the horizon, Bryan Miller of the Sioux Falls Sports Authority and MSUB's Kevin Woodin talked hoops while CWU's Desi Storey talked Wildcats' baseball Tuesday at 7 p.m. (Pacific).

  • 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.

  • Monday, March 12, 2018

    Pair Of Freshmen Lead GNAC Player Of The Week Awards

    A pair of stellar performances by Central Washington's Theresa Moyle and Northwest Nazarene's Jordan Adams leads the list of honorees for GNAC Player of the Week.

  • Friday, March 9, 2018

    Athletic Training Month Spotlight: Alice Loebsack

    In celebration of National Athletic Training Month, the GNAC is spotlighting the conference athletic trainers. In this spotlight we feature Alice Loebsack, the head athletic trainer at Saint Martin's.

  • Tuesday, March 6, 2018

    Athletic Training Month Spotight: Jason Durocher

    In celebration of National Athletic Training Month, the GNAC is spotlighting the conference athletic trainers. In this spotlight we feature Jason Durocher, the head athletic trainer at Seattle Pacific.

  • Tuesday, March 6, 2018

    GNAC Insider: West Regional Basketball Previews

    Western Oregon head men's basketball coach Jim Shaw, Saint Martin's athletic director Bob Grisham and MSU Billings athletic director Krista Montague joined Insider to talk Division II postseason basketball.

  • Monday, March 5, 2018

    MSUB's Title Run Merits Team Of The Week Recognition

    After winning its first-ever GNAC championship Saturday night at the Alaska Airlines Center, Montana State Billings adds to its laurels as this week's Red Lion/GNAC Team of the Week.

  • Monday, March 5, 2018

    Player Of The Week Awards Led By Baseball Standouts

    Winning performances by Western Oregon's Nyles Nygaard and Concordia's Trevor Huddleston lead this week's selections for GNAC Players of the Week.

  • Thursday, March 1, 2018

    Athletic Training Month Spotlight: Rachel Butler

    In celebration of National Athletic Training Month, the GNAC is spotlighting the conference athletic trainers. In this spotlight we feature Rachel Butler, the head athletic trainer at Alaska Anchorage.

  • Tuesday, February 27, 2018

    Evan O'Kelly To Receive CoSIDA Rising Star Award

    Evan O'Kelly, the director of communications as Montana State Billings and former GNAC communications intern, will receive CoSIDA's Rising Star Award at the organization's June convention.

  • Tuesday, February 27, 2018

    Working In Sports Spotlight: Blake Timm

    Blake Timm, the assistant commissioner for communications at the Great Northwest Athletic Conference, is one of the featured panelists at the GNAC Working In Sports Seminar on Mar. 3 in Anchorage.

  • Monday, February 26, 2018

    Working In Sports Spotlight: Michael Dhesse

    Michael Dhesse, an assistant athletic trainer at the University of Alaska Anchorage, is one of the featured panelists at the GNAC Working In Sports Seminar, Mar. 3 in Anchorage.

  • Monday, February 26, 2018

    Simon Fraser Clinches Six Seed, Team Of The Week

    Finishing the regular season with three straight home wins, Simon Fraser women's basketball received some late help to earn a GNAC Championships' berth and recognition as the Red Lion/GNAC Team of the Week.

  • Monday, February 26, 2018

    Big Efforts In Basketball Stretch Run Lead Weekly Honors

    Key efforts for GNAC Championships-bound teams by Northwest Nazarene's Lexi Tubbs and Alaska Anchorage's DJ Ursery leads this week's GNAC Player of the Week honorees.

  • Friday, February 23, 2018

    Working In Sports Spotlight: T.J. Garlatz

    T.J. Garlatz, the associate head cross country and track and field coach and compliance assistant at Alaska Anchorage, is one of our featured panelists at the GNAC Working In Sports Seminar on Sat., Mar. 3.

  • Wednesday, February 21, 2018

    Working In Sports Spotlight: Billy Strickland

    Billy Strickland, the executive director of the Alaska School Activities Association, is one of our featured panelists at the GNAC Working In Sports Seminar on Sat., Mar. 3 in Anchorage.

  • Tuesday, February 20, 2018

    Track Stars, Grisham Featured Tuesday On GNAC Insider

    Tuesday's edition of GNAC Insider featured Concordia men's sprinter Carlos Ortiz, Central Washington women's sprinter Ali Anderson and Saint Martin's director of athletics Bob Grisham.

  • 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.

  • Monday, February 19, 2018

    Another Big Week For Breen Leads GNAC Weekly Honors

    Another pair of big scoring performances for Montana State Billings' Alisha Breen not only helped clinch a GNAC Championships berth, but also helped earn the senior GNAC Player of the Week honors.

  • Tuesday, February 13, 2018

    Championships' Previews Highlight Tuesday's Insider

    Northwest Nazarene's John Van Beuren, Seattle Pacific's Scout Cai and Alaska Anchorage's Tim McDiffett were all featured on Episode 142 of GNAC Insider.

  • Monday, February 12, 2018

    Seawolves Surging: Men's Hoops Receives Weekly Honor

    Earning a home sweep with big wins against Northwest Nazarene and Central Washington last weekend, Alaska Anchorage men's basketball is recognized as the Red Lion/GNAC Team of the Week.

  • Monday, February 12, 2018

    Tubbs' Hawk-Eye Shooting Leads Player Of Week Awards

    The senior guard leads the GNAC Player of the Week honor roll after her two big scoring efforts helped Northwest Nazarene clinch a spot in the GNAC Women's Basketball Championships.

  • Sunday, February 11, 2018

    Working In Sports Spotlight: Dede Allen

    Dede Allen (left), the associate director of athletics for compliance and academics at the University of Alaska Anchorage, is one of the featured panelists at the GNAC Working In Sports Seminar on March 3.

  • Friday, February 9, 2018

    Working In Sports Spotlight: Brian Scott

    Brian Scott, the head volleyball coach at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, is one of the featured panelists at our 2018 Working In Sports Seminar, March 3 in Anchorage.

  • Thursday, February 8, 2018

    GNAC, Baron Rings Extend Partnership Agreement

    One of the leading manufacturers of championship and awards rings, Baron Rings has extended its partnership to be the official ring supplier of the Great Northwest Athletic Conference.

  • Tuesday, February 6, 2018

    New Faces, Seasoned Veteran Joined Insider Tuesday

    GNAC Insider featured Saint Martin's men's basketball EJ Boyce, Montana State Billings women's basketball Rylee Kane and Simon Fraser head football coach Thomas Ford.

  • Monday, February 5, 2018

    Wildcats Earn Weekly Honor Following Home Sweep

    Central Washington women's basketball earns the Red Lion/GNAC Team of the Week honor following home wins over Seattle Pacific and Saint Martin's. The Wildcats have won its previous six contests.

  • Monday, February 5, 2018

    Season-Opening Softball Standouts Lead Weekly Honors

    Heather Tracy and Maddy Lincoln lead the GNAC Player of the Week awards as the duo led Montana State Billings softball to a 4-1 record at the season-opening Desert Stinger.

  • Sunday, February 4, 2018

    Working In Sports Spotlight: Chris Orheim

    Chris Orheim, the general manager of the Alaska Airlines Center, is one of our featured panelists at our 2018 Working In Sports Seminar, Mar. 3 in Anchorage.

  • Thursday, February 1, 2018

    Working In Sports Spotlight: Jill Willson

    Jill Willson, president of Double L Consulting and a consultant for NCAA Division II, will be our featured speaker at the GNAC Working In Sports Seminar in Anchorage on Mar. 3.

  • Tuesday, January 30, 2018

    GNAC Insider Highlights Softball, Ribich

    GNAC Insider featured Central Washington's Mike Larabee, Montana State Billing's Evan O'Kelly and Western Oregon's David Ribich in this week's episode.

  • 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.

  • Monday, January 29, 2018

    Historic Run For Ribich Lands GNAC Weekly Honors

    The senior leads the GNAC Athlete of the Week selections after he became the 501st athlete in U.S. history to break the four-minute mile barrier at the UW Invitational.

  • Sunday, January 28, 2018

    Working In Sports Spotlight: Ali Teopas

    Ali Teopas, the assistant director of leadership development for the NCAA, will be among the featured panelists at the 2018 GNAC Working In Sports Seminar, Mar. 3 in Anchorage.

  • Friday, January 26, 2018

    Coach Spotlight: Simon Fraser's Gina Schmidt

    Get to know Gina Schmidt, the head volleyball coach at Simon Fraser University, in our latest GNAC Coach Spotlight.

  • Tuesday, January 23, 2018

    Kayne Gutierrez Named UAF's Interim Athletic Director

    Gutierrez steps in to fill the position left by Dr. Gary Gray, who resigned to become athletic director at East Stroudsburg in Pennsylvania. Gutierrez joined the UAF as compliance director in 2016.

  • Tuesday, January 23, 2018

    Insider Resumed To Discuss GNAC Hoops, Track And Field

    Tuesday's edition of GNAC Insider featured Concordia thrower Christina MacDonald, Western Washington's men's basketball forward Deandre Dickson and Northwest Nazarene head women's basketball coach Steve Steele.

  • Monday, January 22, 2018

    SPU’s Big Week In Brougham Earns Falcons Weekly Honor

    Seattle Pacific women's basketball has been named the Red Lion/GNAC Team of the Week following wins over Alaska and Alaska Anchorage last week inside Brougham Pavilion.

  • Monday, January 22, 2018

    Stepping Up: Stepney Leads Player Of Week Honorees

    The Central Washington senior leads the list of GNAC Player of the Week selections after his 45-point performance at Concordia. Stepney shares the honor with Luke Chavez of Saint Martin's.

  • Tuesday, January 16, 2018

    GNAC Hoops, Yellowjackets' Athletics Featured On Insider

    Montana State Billings director of athletics Krista Montague, Alaska men's basketball sophomore Michael Kluting and Seattle Pacific women's basketball senior Erica Pagano appeared on Insider Tuesday at 7 p.m.

  • Monday, January 15, 2018

    Nanooks Move Up To Third, Capture Team Of The Week

    After earning two narrow road wins to gain a share of third place (5-3) last week, Alaska men's hoops has been selected the Red Lion/GNAC Team of the Week.

  • Monday, January 15, 2018

    Record Track Performances Lead GNAC Weekly Honor Roll

    A pair of record efforts by Concordia's Christina MacDonald and Western Oregon's Dustin Nading at the UW Preview tops the list of honorees for GNAC Player of the Week.

  • Friday, January 12, 2018

    Coach Spotlight: Northwest Nazarene's Steve Steele

    Get to know Steve Steele, the head women's basketball coach at Northwest Nazarene University, in our latest GNAC Coach Spotlight.

  • Friday, January 12, 2018

    Montana St. Billings Finalist For NCAA Award of Excellence

    Montana State Billings is named as one of 19 finalists for the NCAA Award of Excellence for the school's work with its partnership with Team IMPACT.

  • Tuesday, January 9, 2018

    GNAC 'Working In Sports' Seminar Comes To Anchorage

    The GNAC's annual workshop for high school and college students interested in careers in sports will take place at the Alaska Airlines Center on Saturday, March 3.

  • Tuesday, January 9, 2018

    Gray Highlights Insider With Final Appearance As A Nanook

    Nanooks' athletic director Gary Gray made his final Insider showing before heading to East Stroudsburg University. He was joined by Concordia's Danielle Hartzog and Seattle Pacific's Grant Leep.

  • Monday, January 8, 2018

    Nighthawks Earn Team Of The Week Following Road Sweep

    With key road wins at Seattle Pacific and Saint Martin's last week, Northwest Nazarene jumped to second place in the conference standings to earn this week's Red Lion/GNAC Team of the Week honor.

  • Monday, January 8, 2018

    Salam, Hartzog Singled Out For GNAC Weekly Honors

    Salam is the GNAC Men's Basketball Player of the Week after averaging 33.5 points per game in two games while Hartzog is the women's honoree with her 25 points per game in two Cavaliers' wins.

  • Friday, January 5, 2018

    Coach Spotlight: Alaska Anchorage's Rusty Osborne

    Get to know Rusty Osborne, the head men's basketball coach at Alaska Anchorage, in our latest GNAC Coach Spotlight.

  • Tuesday, January 2, 2018

    Vikings Ride Hot GNAC Start To Team Of The Week Honor

    Western Washington men's basketball is named the Red Lion/GNAC Team of the Week after earning two road wins last week to improve to 4-0 in conference play heading into the new year.

  • Tuesday, January 2, 2018

    Hommes, Cartwright Net First Weekly Honors Of 2018

    Thanks to their performances in the final games of 2017, Western Washington's Daulton Hommes and Concordia's Bailey Cartwright are the first GNAC Players of the Week for 2018.

  • Saturday, December 30, 2017

    SAAC Spotlight: Simon Fraser's Brendan Shaw

    Brendan Shaw is a junior on the Simon Fraser men's soccer team and a member of the Great Northwest Athletic Conference's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).

  • Wednesday, December 27, 2017

    SAAC Spotlight: Concordia's Kelsie Merritt

    Kelsie Merritt is a senior on the Concordia softball team and a member of the Great Northwest Athletic Conference's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).

  • Tuesday, December 26, 2017

    Schwecke, Ursery Honored For Pre-Holiday Performances

    The Western Washington forward and the Alaska Anchorage guard earn the GNAC's Player of the Week awards for a pair of solid scoring performances prior to the holiday break.

  • Saturday, December 23, 2017

    Coach Spotlight: Alaska Anchorage's Ryan McCarthy

    Get to know Alaska Anchorage head women's basketball coach and Northwest Nazarene product Ryan McCarthy in our latest GNAC Coach Spotlight.

  • Thursday, December 21, 2017

    Three GNAC Schools In Top-40 Of Directors' Cup Standings

    Led by Alaska Anchorage and Western Washington, the GNAC has three teams ranked in the top-40 of the Learfield Directors' Cup fall standings and seven schools overall.

  • Thursday, December 21, 2017

    Gary Gray Leaves UAF For East Stroudsburg

    Dr. Gary Gray, athletic director at Alaska since 2012, will leave his post in January to take over as AD at Division II member East Stroudsburg University in Pennsylvania.

  • Wednesday, December 20, 2017

    SAAC Spotlight: Simon Fraser's Lauren Mason

    Lauren Mason is a sophomore on the Simon Fraser women's wrestling team and a member of the Great Northwest Athletic Conference's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).

  • Monday, December 18, 2017

    Cross Country Effort Earns Wolves Team of the Week Award

    Western Oregon men's basketball is named the Red Lion/GNAC Team of the Week after scoring a road win at Tarleton State and handing Alaska Anchorage its first GNAC loss of the season.

  • Monday, December 18, 2017

    Single-Game Sensations Snare Player Of Week Selections

    Western Washington's Daulton Hommes and Alaska's Cassi Williams picked up GNAC Player of the Week honors after the duo posted spectacular single-game performances to help their teams to victories.

  • Friday, December 15, 2017

    SAAC Spotlight: Seattle Pacific's Nathan Streufert

    Nathan Streufert is a junior on the Seattle Pacific men's basketball team and a member of the Great Northwest Athletic Conference's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).

  • Monday, December 11, 2017

    Flurry Of First-Place Finishes Earns NNU Team Of The Week

    Northwest Nazarene men's indoor track and field has been named the Red Lion/GNAC Team of the Week after placing first in seven events at the Jackson's Open in Nampa, Idaho over the weekend.

  • Monday, December 11, 2017

    Rocky Mountain Stingers Sweep Basketball Weekly Honors

    Montana State Billings sweeps the conference's Basketball Player of the Week awards as Sven Jeuschede wins for the first time and Alisha Breen wins for the third time this season.

  • Friday, December 8, 2017

    SAAC Spotlight: Central Washington's Molly Nutt

    Molly Nutt is a junior on the Central Washington softball team and a member of the Great Northwest Athletic Conference's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).

  • Tuesday, December 5, 2017

    Hoops, Stava Featured On Tuesday's Edition Of GNAC Insider

    Tuesday's edition of GNAC Insider featured WOU men's basketball senior forward JJ Chirnside, SMU's head women's basketball coach Christy Martin and SPU director of athletics Jackson Stava.

  • Monday, December 4, 2017

    NNU Cruises To 2-0 GNAC Start, Team Of The Week Honor

    Earning its first 2-0 GNAC start in program history behind a couple of dominating performances last week, Northwest Nazarene men’s basketball has been selected as the GNAC/Red Lion Team of the Week.

  • Monday, December 4, 2017

    Big Shots: Drechsel, Breen Lead Player Of Week Awards

    Western Washington's Trey Drechsel and Montana State Billings' Alisha Breen lead the GNAC Player of the Week awards after a pair of big scoring performances in the first week of GNAC play.

  • Friday, December 1, 2017

    SAAC Spotlight: Simon Fraser's Sidney Peake

    Sidney Peake is a senior on the Simon Fraser swimming team and a member of the Great Northwest Athletic Conference's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).

  • Tuesday, November 28, 2017

    GNAC’s Top Offensive Minds Joined Tuesday's Insider

    Joining Tuesday's edition of GNAC Insider were MSUB women's basketball senior forward Alisha Breen, NNU middle blocker senior Madi Farrell and SMU head men's basketball coach Alex Pribble.

  • Monday, November 27, 2017

    Saints, Seawolves Share Red Lion Team Of The Week Honor

    With a pair of big wins in respective Thanksgiving tournaments last week, Saint Martin’s men’s basketball and Alaska Anchorage women’s basketball are selected as the GNAC/Red Lion Co-Teams of the Week.

  • Monday, November 27, 2017

    Winning Ways: Chavez, Cloninger Earn GNAC Weekly Honors

    Saint Martin's guard Luke Chavez and Alaska Anchorage forward Shelby Cloninger earn GNAC Player of the Week awards after leading their teams to big victories over Thanksgiving week.

  • Monday, November 20, 2017

    Top-Five National Finish Lifts UAA To Team Of The Week

    Thanks to its fifth-place finish at the 2017 NCAA Division II Cross Country Championships, Alaska Anchorage women's cross country has been selected as the Red Lion/GNAC Team of the Week.

  • Monday, November 20, 2017

    May, Phelps Split Final Volleyball Offensive Weekly Honors

    Two outstanding performances by Simon Fraser's Tessa May and Western Washington's Abby Phelps in the final week of the volleyball regular season lead the weekly list of GNAC Player of the Week honorees.

  • Friday, November 17, 2017

    Coach Spotlight: Central Washington's Ian Shoemaker

    Get to know Ian Shoemaker, head coach the GNAC champion Central Washington football team, in our latest GNAC Coach Spotlight.

  • Tuesday, November 14, 2017

    Championships, Compliance Highlight GNAC Insider

    The latest edition of GNAC Insider featured UAA women's cross country senior Mariah Burroughs, WWU head women's soccer coach Travis Connell and SMU associate director of athletics Chris Gregor.

  • Monday, November 13, 2017

    Undefeated Season Earns CWU Red Lion Team Award

    Winning the conference title while achieving just the third undefeated regular season in GNAC history, No. 7 Central Washington football has been named the Red Lion/GNAC Team of the Week.

  • Monday, November 13, 2017

    Elffers Finishes Career With Player Of Week Honor

    The senior's record-tying six-touchdown performance in Azusa Pacific's season finale win over Colorado Mesa leads this week's honor roll of GNAC weekly award winners.

  • Thursday, November 9, 2017

    WOU's Fuller Named To Division II Presidents Council

    Dr. Rex Fuller, president at Western Oregon University since 2015, has been appointed to a four-year term on the NCAA Division II Presidents Council beginning in January 2018.

  • Wednesday, November 8, 2017

    GNAC Continues To Experience Rise In Graduation Rate

    Graduation rate and academic success rate data released by the NCAA show that the GNAC continues to grow in both categories. The conference ranks in the top 10 among Division II conferences in both categories.

  • Tuesday, November 7, 2017

    Soccer Stars, Athletic Director Featured On GNAC Insider

    The latest edition of GNAC Insider featured Concordia women's soccer defender Ana Delgadillo, Western Washington women's soccer forward Karli White and Central Washington athletic director Dennis Francois.

  • Monday, November 6, 2017

    Third-Straight GNAC Title Earns WWU Team Of The Week

    Playing in its sixth-straight GNAC Championships title match, Western Washington claimed a 1-0 double-overtime victory over Concordia Saturday afternoon for the GNAC title.

  • Monday, November 6, 2017

    Webber, Childs Share Player Of Week Ahead Of Showdown

    The Humboldt State quarterback and the Central Washington running back share the GNAC Football Offensive Player of the Week ahead of Saturday's nationally-streamed title showdown.

  • Friday, November 3, 2017

    SAAC Spotlight: Western Oregon's Aaron Whitaker

    Aaron Whitaker is a senior on the Western Oregon track and field team and a member of the Great Northwest Athletic Conference's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).

  • Tuesday, October 31, 2017

    Wealth Of NCAA Experience Provided On Insider Tuesday

    Tuesday's GNAC Insider guests featured Alaska Director of Athletics Gary Gray, Western Oregon head cross country coach Mike Johnson and Concordia head women's soccer coach Grant Landy.

  • Monday, October 30, 2017

    Net Positive: Johnson, Phelps Lead Weekly Honors

    Solid weekend performances by Alaska Anchorage's Chrisalyn Johnson and Western Washington's Abby Phelps that tightened the GNAC volleyball races headlines the GNAC Player of the Week awards.

  • Sunday, October 29, 2017

    SAAC Spotlight: Saint Martin's Lisa Zelasko

    Lisa Zelasko is a senior on the Saint Martin's women's golf team and a member of the Great Northwest Athletic Conference's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).

  • Friday, October 27, 2017

    Seattle Pacific's Foster Named To NCAA Management Council

    Amy Foster, the associate athletic director and senior woman administrator at Seattle Pacific University, has been appointed to a four-year term on the NCAA Division II Management Council.

  • Tuesday, October 24, 2017

    Insider Guests Discuss Key Matchups As Fall Season Wanes

    GNAC Insider: This week's guests were Alaska Anchorage outside hitter Leah Swiss, Northwest Nazarene women's soccer forward Hannah Holm and Central Washington head football coach Ian Shoemaker.

  • Monday, October 23, 2017

    WOU Men's XC Earns Team Of The Week After GNAC Triumph

    Western Oregon men's cross country has been named the GNAC/Red Lion Team of the Week after placing first at the GNAC Championships for the first time in program history.

  • Monday, October 23, 2017

    No Lion: Pernell's Running Day Leads GNAC Weekly Honors

    The senior running back leads this week's GNAC Player of the Week award winners after he scored both of Central Washington's touchdowns in the non-conference win over North Alabama.

  • Friday, October 20, 2017

    SAAC Spotlight: Montana State Billings' Michael Gahan

    Michael Gahan is a senior on the Montana State Billings' baseball team and a member of the Great Northwest Athletic Conference's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).

  • Tuesday, October 17, 2017

    Cross Country Preview On Tap For Tuesday's GNAC Insider

    GNAC Insider: Western Washington men's cross country runner Andrew Wise, Simon Fraser women's cross country runner Julia Howley and Northwest Nazarene Director of Athletics Kelli Lindley joined the show.

  • Monday, October 16, 2017

    Northwest Nazarene Transitions To New Nickname

    After discussions with the athletic department, campus constituents and student and alumni groups, Northwest Nazarene is changing its athletics nickname from Crusaders to Nighthawks.

  • Monday, October 16, 2017

    Massive Upset Earns CWU Volleyball Team Of The Week

    With their upset against then-undefeated No. 12 Northwest Nazarene and sweep of Montana State Billings, the Wildcats are tabbed as this week's Team of the Week.

  • Monday, October 16, 2017

    Double Your Fun For Four GNAC Teams In Weekly Honors

    Central Washington, Humboldt State and Northwest Nazarene all swept sports awards and Humboldt State won two of three football awards to lead this week's GNAC Player of the Week selections.

  • 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).

  • Tuesday, October 10, 2017

    Soccer Standouts, Research Professor Join GNAC Insider

    GNAC Insider: WWU men's soccer midfielder Luke Olney, CU women's soccer defender Kasey Ames and SFU biomedical physiology and kinesiology professor Dr. Peter Ruben joined the show Tuesday night.

  • Monday, October 9, 2017

    Two Shutouts Key NNU's Team Of The Week Recognition

    Shutout wins against CWU and SPU this week tied Northwest Nazarene's school record for wins (5) in conference play since transitioning to the Division II level in 2002.

  • Monday, October 9, 2017

    Wildcats' Gridiron Duo Leads GNAC Player Of Week Honors

    Central Washington's Reilly Hennessey and Kevin Haynes lead this week's honor roll of top performers after the Wildcats improved to 6-0 on the season and took command in the GNAC championship race.

  • Sunday, October 8, 2017

    Simon Fraser's Ruben Continues Key Heart Research

    Dr. Peter Ruben, Simon Fraser's faculty athletics representative, has introduced research on how sleep and exercise may be dangerous for those with a mutation in a gene that is important for proper heart function.

  • Friday, October 6, 2017

    SAAC Spotlight: Simon Fraser's Adrian VanderHelm

    Adrian VanderHelm is a senior on the Simon Fraser University's swimming team and a member of the Great Northwest Athletic Conference's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).

  • Thursday, October 5, 2017

    Division II Basketball Showcase To Feature 3 GNAC Schools

    The Feb. 1 doubleheader in Ellensburg between the Seattle Pacific and Central Washington women and between the Western Washington and Central Washington men, is picked to be streamed on ESPN3.

  • Tuesday, October 3, 2017

    SAAC Representatives Highlight Tuesday's GNAC Insider

    Central Washington men's sprinter Daniel Calderon-Hernandez, Seattle Pacific women's soccer midfielder Simon Herzberg and Seattle Pacific Assistant Professor of Chemistry Dr. Kevin Bartlett made first appearances on show.

  • Monday, October 2, 2017

    Dominant Displays Earn NNU Team Of The Week Accolade

    A sweep of the Alaska schools last week and continued dominance against GNAC opposition has earned Northwest Nazarene volleyball Team of the Week honors.

  • Monday, October 2, 2017

    Falcons' Star Studded Cast Leads Player Of Week Honors

    Five Seattle Pacific athletes, led by a pair of top individual cross country performances at the Willamette Charles Bowles Invitational, headline this week's list of conference honors.

  • Friday, September 29, 2017

    Dr. Kevin Bartlett Earns GNAC SAAC Faculty Mentor Award

    Seattle Pacific University associate professor of chemistry Kevin Bartlett is selected by the GNAC Student-Athlete Advisory Committee in recognition of his support of the Falcons' student-athletes.

  • Thursday, September 28, 2017

    Concordia Gives Back To Partner Elementary School

    As part of Concordia University's GIVE Day, members of the Cavaliers' Student-Athlete Advisory Committee stuffed 200 backpacks of food for students at university partner Faubion Elementary School.

  • Tuesday, September 26, 2017

    Card Coupled With Pair Of Shot Stoppers For GNAC Insider

    Joining us on Tuesday's episode was Montana State Billings' Tom Lohmann, Seattle Pacific's Molly Stinson and Western Washington's Steve Card.

  • Monday, September 25, 2017

    Two Opening Wins Hand WWU Team Of The Week Honor

    After knocking off Seattle Pacific in a thrilling 3-2 come-from-behind overtime victory on Saturday, the Vikings are the first GNAC men's soccer team to receive the award this year.

  • Monday, September 25, 2017

    Vikings Pitch Soccer Offensive Sweep To Lead Weekly Honors

    Western Washington forwards Gabriela Pelogi and Drew Farnsworth sweep the weekly soccer offensive awards to lead the latest honor roll of GNAC Players of the Week.

  • Tuesday, September 19, 2017

    Gaska, Jones, Eads Featured On GNAC Insider

    Central Washington wide receiver Christian Gasca, Simon Fraser men's soccer midfielder Adam Jones and Concordia's interim director of athletics, Lauren Eads, highlighted a trio of first-time GNAC Insider guests.

  • Monday, September 18, 2017

    Second Consecutive Victory Hands SFU Team Of The Week

    Simon Fraser placed five competitors in the top-14 to achieve a team score of 42 in winning the Sundodger Invitational. The closest GNAC finisher was Seattle Pacific with a third place score of 132.

  • Monday, September 18, 2017

    Football Performances Headline Player Of The Week Awards

    A record-setting performance by Humboldt State's Robert Webber and two interceptions by Western Oregon's Curtis Anderson tops the weekly honor roll of the GNAC's top individual performances.

  • Tuesday, September 12, 2017

    GNAC Insider Made Its First Appearance Of 2017-18

    Northwest Nazarene's Hailey Cook, Western Oregon's Curtis Campbell and Simon Fraser's Chris Crisologo talked about the fall season, life in the GNAC and more.

  • Monday, September 11, 2017

    HSU Captures Team Of The Week After Big Road Win

    The Lumberjacks' win snapped an eight-game APU home win streak and a nine-game Cougar win streak against GNAC opposition.

  • Monday, September 11, 2017

    Volleyball Performances Lead GNAC Weekly Honors

    Two of the top performances in another solid GNAC performance in the D2 West Region Volleyball Showcase leads this week's selections for GNAC Player of the Week.

  • Wednesday, September 6, 2017

    Air Quality Forces Schedule Changes Across GNAC

    Forest fires all across GNAC Country have forced changes in times and cancellation of events across the conference with poor air quality.

  • Tuesday, September 5, 2017

    Comeback Performance Earns CWU Team Of The Week

    Central Washington earns 2017-18's first Red Lion/GNAC Team of the Week selection with a gritty come-from-behind performance and big in-region win at Texas A&M Kingsville.

  • Tuesday, September 5, 2017

    Football Performances Lead Player Of Week Selections

    A trio of solid football performances, including a standout day for Simon Fraser quarterback Miles Richardson, leads the first GNAC Player of the Week selections of the season.

  • Tuesday, August 29, 2017

    D2 ADA Recognizes Academic Achievement Award Winners

    Over 300 student-athletes from seven GNAC schools have been recognized with the Division 2 Athletics Directors Association's Academic Achievement Award.

  • Saturday, August 26, 2017

    Coach Spotlight: Simon Fraser's Clint Schneider

    Get to know Clint Schneider, who is in his third season as Simon Fraser head men's soccer coach, in our latest GNAC Coach Spotlight.

  • Friday, August 25, 2017

    SAAC Spotlight: Northwest Nazarene's Dylan Brink

    Dylan Brink is a junior on the Northwest Nazarene men's basketball team and a member of the Great Northwest Athletic Conference's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).

  • Monday, August 14, 2017

    GNAC Video Streaming Extends To More OTT Platforms

    In addition to its presence on Roku, GNAC.tv will now be available to Apple TV, Android TV and Amazon Fire TV users through apps developed by streaming partner Stretch Internet.

  • Saturday, August 5, 2017

    Coach Spotlight: Simon Fraser's Steve Hanson

    Get to know Steve Hanson, who is entering his second year as Simon Fraser's head men's basketball coach, in our latest GNAC Coach Spotlight.

  • Thursday, August 3, 2017

    SAAC Spotlight: Alaska Anchorage's Madeleine Arbuckle

    Madeleine Arbuckle is a senior on the Alaska Anchorage gymnastics team and a member of the Great Northwest Athletic Conference's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).

  • Saturday, July 29, 2017

    SAAC Spotlight: Northwest Nazarene's Carly Parker

    Carly Parker is a junior on the Northwest Nazarene women's basketball team and a member of the Great Northwest Athletic Conference's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).

  • 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).

  • Tuesday, July 25, 2017

    Ian Marks To Lead Alaska Anchorage Communications

    Alaska Anchorage hires Ian Marks as its next assistant athletic director for media relations. Marks most recently spent four years in the same capacity at Colorado Mesa University.

  • 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).

  • Saturday, July 15, 2017

    SAAC Spotlight: Seattle Pacific's Amanda Ganete

    Amanda Ganete is a junior on the Seattle Pacific volleyball team and a member of the Great Northwest Athletic Conference's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).

  • Friday, July 14, 2017

    Concordia Approved For Full NCAA Division II Membership

    The NCAA Division II Membership Committee approves the GNAC's newest member for full membership, completing a three-year transition process from the NAIA.

  • 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.

  • Tuesday, July 11, 2017

    SAAC Spotlight: Seattle Pacific's Kary Whitney

    Kary Whitney is a junior goalkeeper on the Seattle Pacific men's soccer team and a member of the Great Northwest Athletic Conference's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).

  • Monday, July 10, 2017

    Concordia Wins GNAC Academic All-Sports Championship

    In its second year as a full member of the GNAC, Concordia saw all six men's programs and four women's program finish in the top-three in GPA en route to the Academic All-Sports Championship.

  • Sunday, July 9, 2017

    GNAC Coach Spotlight: Concordia's Rob Vance

    Learn more about Concordia head baseball coach Rob Vance, who is entering his 20th season leading the Cavaliers, in our latest GNAC Coach Spotlight.

  • Friday, July 7, 2017

    SAAC Spotlight: Seattle Pacific's Simone Herzberg

    Simone Herberg is a senior on the Seattle Pacific women's soccer team and a member of the Great Northwest Athletic Conference's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).

  • Thursday, July 6, 2017

    Faculty Athletic Representatives Honor 193 High Performers

    The record number of GNAC Faculty Athletic Representative's Student-Athlete award winners recognizes athletes with a 3.85 cumulative grade point average or better.

  • Thursday, July 6, 2017

    Tim McDiffett Named UAA Interim Athletic Director

    A member of the Alaska Anchorage athletic department since 1981, Tim McDiffett will serve as interim athletic director for the third time in his tenure in Anchorage.