SPARTANS RELEASE CROSS COUNTRY SCHEDULE

CROSS COUNTRY (ANNOUNCEMENT)
WEDNEDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2010
COMPETITION SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

SPARTANS RELEASE CROSS COUNTRY SCHEDULE

LANGLEY, British Columbia –
The Trinity Western Spartans cross country team’s return to CIS competition this year will consist of four competitions before the CIS national championship (Nov. 13 at Sherbrooke, Que.) and will see the team race in B.C. three times and Washington once.

The Spartans will compete in the Whistler Spirit Run on Sep. 25, the Festival of Cross Country at Crescent Park in White Rock on Oct. 2, the Western Washington Invitational in Bellingham, WA on Oct. 23 and the B.C. Athletics Club Championships in Aldergrove on Oct. 30.

The Spartans cross country and track teams are coached by Susan Northey, the middle distance coach of the Valley Royals Track & Field Club, which is widely considered one of the top clubs in Canada.

Northey had a distinguished university career as a middle distance runner as she collected nine conference medals and four Canadian University Championship medals while attending McMaster University. In 2001, she was inducted into McMaster’s Hall of Fame.

Northey also acted as a Canadian coach at the World Cross Country Championships in 2001 and as an endurance coach at the NACAC Track & Field Championships in 2006 and 2010.



About TWU:

Trinity Western University, located in Langley, B.C., is a not-for-profit Christian liberal arts university enrolling over 4,000 students this year. With a broad based, liberal arts and sciences curriculum, the University offers undergraduate degrees in 41 major areas of study ranging from business, education and computer science to biology and nursing, and 17 other graduate degrees including counselling psychology, theology and administrative leadership. For more information, visit TWU's Official Athletics site at gospartans.ca.

About Canadian Interuniversity Sport:

Canadian Interuniversity Sport is the national governing body of university sport in Canada. Fifty-two universities, 10,000 student-athletes and 550 coaches vie for 21 national championships in 12 different sports. The CIS also provides high performance international opportunities for Canadian student-athletes at Winter and Summer Universiades, and 32 World University Championships. For further information, visit www.universitysport.ca.

About CWUAA:

"Canada West is consistently the most decorated of the four conferences in Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS), winning at least 10 CIS national titles every year since 1997-98. Comprised of 14 schools, from Manitoba to B.C., the CWUAA produces numerous major award winners and Academic All-Canadian student-athletes each year, with many going on to athletic success around the globe in events such as the Olympics or Universiade Games."

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Last Updated: 2013-08-22
Author: Mark Janzen