Cross Country News
Spokane claim NWAC Cross Country Championships
|Mt. Hood's Georgia Glovatsky (left) and Spokane's Daniel Schofield won the individual championships.|
The Community Colleges of Spokane captured the 2014 men and women's NWAC team championships under sunny conditions at Lewisville Park in Battle Ground, WA today.
Spokane turned in a teams score of 32 followed by Lane with 42. Third place Clackamas had 81 points.
Spokane sophomore Daniel Schofield repeated his 2013 performance out kicking Lane sophomore Johnathan Cornish to take the men's individual title by less than a second. Cornish had about a 4 yard lead on Schofield going into the last 800 meters, but Schofield turned on the burners to claim his second championship with a time of 25:19 in the 8K.
Rounding out the men's All-Americans in order were Devin Sellers (FR-Clackamas), Cody Williamson (FR-Spokane), James Breen (FR-Clark), Jared Seckel (SO-Spokane) and Gabe Collins (FR-Lane).
Mt. Hood freshman Georgia Glovatsky won by 9 seconds over runner-up freshman Becca Mildes of Spokane with a time of 18:11 to Mildes' 18:20 in the women's 5k.
|Spokane's Sean McLachlan was named men & women's Coach of the Year|
Mildes combined with 3rd and 4th place teammates Sara Fristoe (SO) and Gracie Ledwith (FR) to help lead the Spokane women to back to back championships with a team score of 42 points, 17 points ahead of second place Lane's 59. Everett took third with 79 points.
Also claiming All-American honors in finishing order were Nicole Maurmann (SO-Lane), Ellen Caminitti (FR-Treasure Valley) and Alli Cross (SO-Lane).
Spokane head coach Sean McLachlan was named men & women's NWAC Coach of the Year.
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