2021-22 Cross Country News
  • Thursday, January 27, 2022

    USTFCCCA Honors Harriers For Academic Achievement

    Teams from six GNAC institutions, along with 19 student-athletes, have received All-Academic awards for the cross country season from the U.S. Track and Field & Cross Country Coaches Association.

  • Wednesday, November 24, 2021

    Townsend Sweeps Cross Country Coach Of Year Awards

    Simon Fraser's Brit Townsend is named both the GNAC Men's and Women's Coach of the Year after leading SFU to a sweep of the GNAC titles and coaching her women to the West Region title.

  • Saturday, November 20, 2021

    Northern Exposure: Alaskans Lead Way At XC Nationals

    Alaska Anchorage's Coleman Nash earns All-American honors in his first national meet while Alaska's Rosie Fordham leads the GNAC women at the NCAA Division II Cross Country Championships.

  • Monday, November 8, 2021

    Due South: Simon Fraser Leads GNAC To XC Nationals

    The West Region champion Simon Fraser women lead one team and five individuals from the GNAC selected to compete at the 2021 NCAA Division II Cross Country Championships on November 20.

  • Saturday, November 6, 2021

    Vikings Show Strong, Lead GNAC In Men's XC Regional

    Mac Franks and Jeret Gillingham finished in the top-20 as Western Washington led GNAC teams with a sixth-place finish in the NCAA Cross Country West Regional. Alaska Anchorage's Coleman Nash finished fifth.

  • Saturday, November 6, 2021

    Willett Leads Simon Fraser To Women's XC Regional Title

    The senior places second overall and all five scoring runners placed in the top 30 to lead Simon Fraser to its first NCAA women's cross country West Region title since 2014.

  • Thursday, November 4, 2021

    West World: Will Simon Fraser Run To Regional Trophies?

    Simon Fraser's women are the team to beat at Saturday's NCAA Cross Country West Regional while the SFU men will have to have a great day to pass by the juggernaut that is Chico State.

  • Saturday, October 23, 2021

    Simon Fraser Wins Women's XC Title As Freshmen Shine

    Simon Fraser placed all five scoring runners in the top 10 to leave no doubt in winning the GNAC women's cross country title, but the changing on the guard was also on display with five freshmen in the top 10.

  • Saturday, October 23, 2021

    At Long Last: Simon Fraser Wins First Men's XC Title

    Behind Aaron Ahl's individual victory, Simon Fraser edged out Western Washington by five points to win the program's first GNAC men's cross country championship.

  • Thursday, October 21, 2021

    Vikings, Simon Fraser Lead Duels For Cross Country Titles

    Western Washington and Simon Fraser will duel for the team titles while Alaska Anchorage's Colman Nash and SFU's Olivia Willett rank among the individual favorites in the GNAC Cross Country Championships.

  • Thursday, October 14, 2021

    Simon Fraser Sets Pace Leading Into GNAC Championships

    Cross Country Weekly Notebook: Simon Fraser finished first in the women's race and third in the men's race at the Bill Roe Classic. Both teams will be among the favorites at the GNAC Championships.

  • Thursday, October 7, 2021

    Esvelt, Nash Winners Again As Last Big Weekend Is Here

    Cross Country Weekly Notebook: Seattle Pacific's Annika Esvelt and Alaska Anchorage's Coleman Nash were winners once again as the Bill Roe Classic anchors the final big regular-season weekend.

  • Wednesday, October 6, 2021

    Three Four-Time Honorees Lead XC All-Academic Team

    Felix Kemboi of Alaska Anchorage, Miguel De LaMalena of Saint Martin's and Elizabeth Thompson of Seattle Pacific lead the GNAC Cross Country All-Academic Team, presented by Barnes & Noble College.

  • Thursday, September 30, 2021

    Garcia A Winner Again, Vikings Show Well At Roy Griak

    Cross Country Weekly Notebook: Western Oregon's Luz Garcia wins her second straight meet while Western Washington held its own on a Midwest trip to the Roy Griak Invitational.

  • Thursday, September 23, 2021

    They Just Keep Winning: More GNAC Runners Take Races

    Cross Country Weekly Notebook: Three more GNAC runners picked up race victories, including Montana State Billings' Ase Ackerman and Northwest Nazarene's Julia LaMar in season-opening meets.

  • Thursday, September 16, 2021

    More Than Meets The Eye: Transfers Pace GNAC Teams

    Cross Country Weekly Notebook: Transfers paced GNAC teams last week with two junior transfers winning for Western Oregon while a senior transfer led Western Washington's men's title defense.

  • Thursday, September 9, 2021

    Freshmen Fuel The Surge As Cross Country Season Begins

    Cross Country Weekly Notebook: Five freshmen have won six races in the young GNAC season. That includes a quartet of first-year runners that won races over Labor Day weekend.

  • Wednesday, September 1, 2021

    Half Of GNAC Represented In Cross Country Preseason Polls

    Five of the conference's 10 women's teams make it into the USTFCCCA Division II Preseason Rankings while Western Washington represents the GNAC men at No. 24.

  • Tuesday, August 24, 2021

    Vikings, Falcons Pick To Win As GNAC Cross Country Returns

    Western Washington's men are picked to repeat from 2019 while the Seattle Pacific women are picked to break through in the 2021 GNAC Cross Country Preseason Cross Country Polls.

  • Friday, July 30, 2021

    Matt Lowe Named Saint Martin's Interim Cross Country Coach

    After two seasons as an assistant coach for the Saints, Matt Lowe will serve as the program's interim head cross country coach for the 2021 season.

  • Thursday, July 15, 2021

    Trio Of Women's Champs Net Academic All-District Honors

    Seattle Pacific pole vault champ Scout Cai, Falcons' 1,500 and 5,000-meter champion Dania Holmberg and Northwest Nazarene 10,000 meter winner Bethany Danner earn CoSIDA Academic All-District accolades.

  • Thursday, July 15, 2021

    Men's Distance Standouts Earn Academic All-District Honors

    Western Oregon's Justin Crosswhite is named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District 8 Men's Track and Field/Cross Country for the second time while Northwest Nazarene's Tyler Shea earns his first award.