Eight Puget Sound women’s cross country runners head to southern California for the NCAA D-III West Regional Championships, hosted by Occidental at the Pomona College Course in Claremont, California this Saturday, Nov. 11.
Samantha Schaffer was named the Northwest Conference Women’s Cross Country Freshman of the Year, while both she and Rachael Metzler were named to the All-NWC Second Team following the NWC Championships hosted by Whitman Saturday morning.
The Puget Sound cross country teams prepare for the final race before the Northwest Conference Championships, as the Loggers run in the Lewis & Clark Invitational Saturday, Oct. 14, at McIver Park in Estacada, Oregon.
The Puget Sound women’s cross country team placed ninth out of 18 teams in the Charles Bowles Invitational hosted by Willamette on Saturday. The Loggers came away with 209 points. The Logger men finished 17th as a team, totaling 450 points.
The Puget Sound cross country teams join 30 other four-year colleges and universities in the 43rd annual Charles Bowles Invitational, hosted by Willamette, at Bush Park in Salem, Oregon, on Saturday, Sept. 30. The men’s 8k begins at 9:30 a.m., and the women’s 5k starts at 10:20 a.m.
The Puget Sound cross country teams make their way up I-5 for the Sundodger Invitational in Seattle on Saturday, Sept. 16. Washington hosts men’s and women’s races in Lincoln Park. The women’s 6k begins at 9 a.m., and the men’s 8k starts at 9:40 a.m.
The Puget Sound Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) raised more than $1,500 for hurricane relief with a rummage sale this past weekend. SAAC will donate the proceeds to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief.
Running in the first race of her collegiate career, Puget Sound women's cross country freshman Rachael Metzler placed second in the Puget Sound Invitational for the first Logger of the Week honor of the 2017-18 year.
Six Logger women placed in the top-seven finishers as the Puget Sound women’s cross country team won the season-opening Puget Sound Invitational in Ft. Steilacoom Park Saturday morning. Liam Monghan was the top NCAA D-III men’s finisher, and the Logger men placed fourth overall.
The Puget Sound men’s and women’s cross country teams open the 2017 season with the Puget Sound Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 2. In a recent poll of Northwest Conference head coaches, the Logger women are expected to finish the season fifth in the NWC (click HERE), and the men are predicted to place seventh (click HERE).
Robin Hamilton, a longtime member of the Puget Sound athletics department, has announced her retirement effective September 1, 2017, after 32 years with the Loggers. She joined the Puget Sound athletics staff in 1985, andhas been the Loggers Associate Director of Athletics since 2001. Prior to her senior administrative appointment, Hamilton was the Sports Media Relations Director and Head Softball Coach.
Puget Sound earned 111 Northwest Conference Scholar-Athlete honors, the NWC announced Tuesday. Meghan Bacher '17 and Hans Fortune '17 both earned NWC First Team Scholar-Athlete nods. In order to qualify, NWC Scholar-Athletes must have a minimum 3.50 cumulative GPA.
Alexis Noren (women's basketball) was named Puget Sound's Most Outstadning Female Student-Athlete, and Hans Fortune earned Most Outstanding Male Student-Athlete during the Loggers' annual All-Sports Celelbration in Memorial Fieldhouse Tuesday night. University of Puget Sound president Isiaah Crawford presented the awards to both Noren and Fortune.
In one of the most popular annual events for Puget Sound athletics, the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) hosted the Metro Parks Tacoma Special Olympics on Monday, April 17. Special Olympians competed in basketball, kickball, and soccer with the support of Logger student-athletes from all 23 varsity teams.
Tori Klein earned All-West Region and the Puget Sound women's cross country team placed ninth overall during the NCAA Division-III West Region Championships on Saturday. Willamette hosted the event in Bush Park.
Tori Klein earned All-Northwest Conference First Team during the NWC Championships on Saturday, as the Puget Sound women's team finished fourth overall. The Logger men placed seventh overall as Geremia Lizier-Zmudzinski was Puget Sound's top finisher.