2018 Cross Country News

  • Puget Sound celebrates Class of 2019
    May 21, 2019
    Nearly 90 Puget Sound student-athletes received their undergraduate diplomas during the university’s 127th commencement in Baker Stadium Sunday afternoon. More than 3,000 people were attendance during the warm and sunny event.
  • Long-time Puget Sound head coach Mike Orechia announces retirement
    May 16, 2019
    Long-time Puget Sound cross country and track & field head coach Mike Orechia announced his resignation to pursue other professional opportunities. Orechia will remain with the Loggers through the conclusion of the 2019 track & field outdoor season. 
  • Puget Sound Athletics places fourth in NWC All-Sports standings
    May 14, 2019
    Puget Sound Athletics finished fourth for the 2018-19 Northwest Conference McIlroy-Lewis All-Sports Trophy, rounding out the academic year with 198 points. The Loggers matched Whitman in the standings, and Whitworth led the NWC with 268 points.
  • Johnson, Lange named Puget Sound's Student-Athletes of The Year
    April 30, 2019
    More than 400 Puget Sound student-athletes, coaches, staff, family, and friends gathered in Memorial Fieldhouse Tuesday evening for the annual All-Sports Celebration. The Loggers celebrated a wide array of accomplishments for the 2018-19 year, ranging from Northwest Conference titles to Academic All-American honors. 
  • Monaghan and Bradlina receive academic honors
    February 14, 2019
    2018 NCAA D-III Cross Country Championship qualifiers Colin Monaghan and Emery Bradlina were named U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Academic student-athletes, the USTFCCCA announced Thursday.
  • Championship runs and NWC honors highlight 2018
    December 21, 2018
    Two NCAA Division-III Championship appearances, three All-Northwest Conference honorees, and a conference title. The Puget Sound men's and women's cross country teams made big strides in 2018.
  • Monaghan among top three freshmen in NCAA D-III Championships
    November 17, 2018
    Puget Sound men’s cross country runner Colin Monaghan finished among the top three freshmen during the NCAA D-III Cross Country Championships Saturday in Winneconne, Wisconsin. University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh hosted the event at Lake Breeze Golf Club.
  • Bradlina, Monaghan ready for national stage
    November 15, 2018
    Emery Bradlina and Colin Monaghan are in Wisconsin for the NCAA D-III Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Championships hosted by UW-Oshkosh, Saturday, Nov. 17.
  • Bradlina, Monaghan earn All-West Region honors
    November 10, 2018
    Emery Bradlina and Colin Monaghan both earned All-West Region honors and qualified for the NCAA D-III Championships following the NCAA D-III Regional Championships hosted by Whitman Saturday. 
  • NCAA D-III Cross Country West Regionals this Saturday
    November 09, 2018
    The Puget Sound men’s and women’s cross country teams head to eastern Washington for the NCAA D-III West Regionals hosted by Whitman in Walla Walla, Washington, Saturday, Nov. 10.
  • Monaghan, Lindauer, Schaffer earn All-NWC nods
    November 02, 2018
    Three Puget Sound cross country runners earned All-Northwest Conference honors, the NWC announced this week.
  • NWC Champion Monaghan named Logger of the Week
    October 29, 2018
    Colin Monaghan is the Northwest Conference Freshman of the Year, Northwest Conference Runner of the Year, and Northwest Conference 2018 Men’s Cross Country Champion. It’s only fitting that he’s also the Logger Club Logger of the Week.
  • Monaghan wins NWC title; Lindauer and Schaffer All-NWC
    October 27, 2018
    Colin Monaghan is the 2018 Northwest Conference Men’s Cross Country Champion, while John Lindauer and Samantha Schaffer earned All-NWC Second Team during the NWC Championships at McIver State Park hosted by Lewis & Clark Saturday.
  • Puget Sound cross country teams ready for NWC Championships
    October 25, 2018
    The Puget Sound cross country teams return to a familiar course for the Northwest Conference Championships Saturday, Oct. 27. Lewis & Clark is hosting the event at McIver State Park in Estacada, Oregon.
  • Monaghan grabs fourth NWC Student-Athlete of the Week honor
    October 16, 2018
    Through only four collegiate races, Puget Sound men’s cross country freshman runner Colin Monaghan has earned four Northwest Conference Student-Athlete of the Week honors.
  • Monaghan continues brilliant season at Lewis & Clark Invite
    October 13, 2018
    Colin Monaghan won’t slow down. For the fourth time in as many races, the Puget Sound men’s cross country freshman was the top NCAA D-III runner during the Lewis & Clark Invitational Saturday in McIver State Park. 
  • One more race before NWC Championships
    October 12, 2018
    The Puget Sound cross country teams compete in one final race before the Northwest Conference Championships as the Loggers travel to Estacada, Oregon for the Lewis & Clark Invitational, Saturday, Oct. 13, at McIver Park.
  • A third Northwest Conference nod for Monaghan
    October 02, 2018
    Make that a three-peat. Puget Sound freshman Colin Monaghan has received the Northwest Conference Student-Athlete of the Week award for each men’s cross country race he’s competed in.
  • Monaghan named Logger of the Week
    October 01, 2018
    Once again, freshman sensation Colin Monaghan was the top NCAA D-III men’s runner and the Puyallup, Washington native has been named the Logger Club Logger of the Week. 
  • Monaghan and Bradlina lead Loggers in Salem
    September 29, 2018
    Both the Puget Sound men's and women's cross country teams placed 13th in the Charles Bowles Invitational hosted by Willamette Saturday morning. There were 22 women's teams, and 19 men's teams. 
  • Cross country teams ready for Charles Bowles Invitational
    September 28, 2018
    The Puget Sound cross country teams have plenty to prove when they run in the Charles Bowles Invitational, hosted by Willamette, in Salem, Oregon Saturday, Sept. 29.
  • Monaghan earns second NWC honor in as many races
    September 18, 2018
    Freshman men’s cross country runner Colin Monaghan picked up his second Northwest Conference Student-Athlete of the Week honor in as many races.
  • Monaghan places first among NCAA runners at PLU
    September 15, 2018
    Freshman Colin Monaghan placed second overall in the men’s 8k of the Pacific Lutheran Invitational, and both the Puget Sound men’s and women’s cross country teams finished fifth Saturday afternoon. 
  • Cross country teams ready for PLU Invitational
    September 13, 2018
    Two weeks after winning the Puget Sound Invitational, the Logger men’s and women’s cross country teams are back in action for the Pacific Lutheran Invitational Saturday, Sept. 15.
  • Monaghan and Bradlina earn NWC honors
    September 05, 2018
    Neither of the two Loggers competed in collegiate cross country last year, but Puget Sound’s Emery Bradlina and Colin Monaghan both began the 2018 cross country season by earning Northwest Conference Student-Athlete of the Week honors. 
  • Bradlina, Monaghan lead way to Logger victories
    September 01, 2018
    Emery Bradlina won the women’s race and Colin Monaghan won the men’s race as the Puget Sound men’s and women’s cross country teams began the season by winning the Puget Sound Invitational in Fort Steilacoom Park Saturday morning. 
  • Cross country teams begin 2018 season at home
    August 30, 2018
    The nationally-ranked Puget Sound women’s cross country team begins the 2018 season when the Logger men’s and women’s squads host the Puget Sound Invitational Saturday, Sept. 1, at Fort Steilacoom Park in Lakewood, Wash.