Cross Country

 

Martin wins men’s race, NCU wins team title

10/15/2017 14:33

GERVAIS — Lane’s Michael Martin won the men’s race, and Andy Muhaa and Moises Martinez also earned top-10 finishes, and Northwest Christian won the men’s team title at the George Fox Wes Cook Cross Country Classic on Saturday at Willamette Mission State Park.

Martin covered the 8,000-meter course in 24 minutes, 27.2 seconds. Muha was sixth in 25:20.1 and Martinez was seventh in 25:20.6. But NCU won the team title with 61 points, beating out the Titans, who scored 74. The Oregon Club team was third with 91.

TJ Wright led the Beacons with a 14th-place finish (25:54.2), followed by Jacob Truitt (26:00.2) in 15th.

In the women’s race, NCU’s Anika Rasubala finished sixth in 18:35.5 over the 5,000-meter course, and the Beacons finished second in the team race with 55 points. Corban won the team title with 27 points, and Sophia Noto, running unattached, won the individual race in 18:14.4.

Program Highlights

NWAACC Cross Country All-Americans

Men - 28                 Women - 30

Men's Individual NWAACC Champions

2009 (Cesar Perez), 2006 (Jordan McNamara), 2005 (David Morgan), 1996-97 (Billy Harper), 1995 (James Longoria)

Women's NWAACC Champions

2005, 1987, 1986, 1985

Women's Individual NWAACC Champions

1983 (Jeanie Higinbotham)

Men's Southern Region Champions

2016, 2011, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 1997, 1996, 1988, 1985, 1984

Men's Individual Southern Region Champions

2009 (Travis Stevens), 2007 (Jeremy McAllister), 2006 (Jordan McNamara), 2000 (Rowdy Sargeson), 1997 (Billy Harper), 1995-96 (James Longoria), 1983 (Steve Bronson)

Women's Southern Region Champions

2016, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2005, 2000, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983

Women's Individual Southern Region Champions

2011 (Gylany Crossman), 2010 (MaCayla Claver), 2008 (Leah Twombly), 2000 (Amanda Sherland), 1995 (Myriah Coble), 1998 (Jennifer Huff), 1984 (Ann Macklin), 1983 (Pam Vasey)

Men's OCCAA* Champions

1982, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1971

Men's Individual OCCAA* Champions

1982 (Marty Beauchamp), 1979 (Steve Warrey), 1978 (Dave Magness), 1976-77 (Ken Martin), 1974 (Rod Cooper), 1971-72 (Dale Hammitt), 1969 (Jan McNeale)

Women's OCCAA* Champions

1982, 1981, 1980, 1979

Women's Individual OCCAA* Champions

1982 (Pam Vasey), 1981 (Janet Beaudry), 1980 (Sandy Dickerson)

OCCAA*

Former League from 1966-1982