A Winning Tradition

 
  • Eight NAIA Men's National Meets (5 Top 10 finishes)
  • Five NAIA District Men's Championships (1977, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992)
  • One NCCAA Women's National Championship (1988)
  • Nine NAIA Women's National Meets (6 Top 10 finishes)
  • Six NAIA Women's District Championships (1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993)
  • One Cascade Conference Women's Championship (1994)
  • Two NAIA Region Coaches of the Year
  • 10 Conference / District Coaches of the Year
  • 23 All-Americans (6 men, 17 women)
  • 53 Academic All-Americans (18 men, 35 women)
 

Photo Taken By: Jake Ryan

ESTACADA, Ore. --- George Fox University's cross country teams competed in the Lewis & Clark Cross Country Invite, as both the men's and women's team placed ninth overall.

Recap:
On the men's side, the Bruins faced 11 teams in the 8k and placed their top runner in the Top 30. Bryant Quinn ran a 26:25.1 and finished 27th overall. Freshman Ethan Patterson ran a time of 26:46.4 and placed 35th, while Colin Atchison placed 53rd and ran a time of 27:16.4. Freshman Josh Meyer finished in 57th and recorded a time of 27:25.0, and Christian Parr completed the scoring with a time of 27:41.5 to take 68th.

Other runners on the men's side:
Spencer Elmore finished in 77th with a time of 27:54.9.
Alex Lull finished in 81st with a time of 27:58.8.
Winter Tumbaga finished in 90th with a time of 28:13.4.
Zach Bibb finished in 112th with a time of 29:36.0.
Marcus Mateo finished in 115th with a time of 30:09.2.
Devon Donahue finished in 122nd with a time of 32:25.2.

There were 124 runners in the field. Ray Schireman of Southern Oregon won the 8k with a time of 24:52.3. Southern Oregon went on to win the 8k with a team score of 26, placing all five runners in the Top 10.

Meanwhile, on the women's side, the Bruins ran against 10 teams and scored a total of 211 points. Kayla Moore was the standout for the Bruins running a time of 23:54.5, taking 23rd. McKenzie Young ran a time of 24:34.3 and placed 43rd, while Grace Ferguson finished 52nd with a time of 24:42.0. Ashlee Vos ran a time of 25:00.2 and finished in 55th, while Taylor Suwa completed the scoring with a time of 25:23.8, taking 71st.

Other runners on the women's side:
Jenna Hills finished in 80th with a time of 25:47.3.
Raychel Rojas finished in 83rd with a time of 25:58.6.
Caitlin Kereszturi finished in 90th with a time of 26:14.7.
Alyssa Malech finished in 92nd with a time of 26:18.9.
Rose Hernandez finished in 97th with a time of 26:44.2.
Chloe Tomlinson finished in 109th with a time of 29:22.7.
Savannah Hamilton finished in 110th with a time of 29:51.5.
Allie Harris finished in 112th with a time of 32:54.8.

There were 112 runners in the field. Jessa Perkinson of Southern Oregon won the 6k with a time of 21:55.4. Whitworth won the 6k with a team score of 30, placing all five runners in the Top 10.

What Comes Next:
The Bruins will head to Tacoma, Washington when they will run in the Northwest Conference Championship hosted by Pacific Lutheran University.