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2012 Cross Country Releases

May 30, 2013
DenAdel Named to Academic All-District Team
Alan DenAdel, Pacific Lutheran's top cross country and track & field performer during the 2012-13 academic year, has earned Capital One Academic All-District 8 Division III first team recognition.

February 1, 2013
PLU Runner Guscott Featured in ThurstonTalk.com
Madison Guscott, now in training for the 2013 Pacific Lutheran track & field season after completing her first PLU cross country season, is featured in ThurstonTalk.com.

November 12, 2012
Good News and Bad News for Pacific Lutheran's DenAdel
Sunday wasn't the best of days for Pacific Lutheran cross country runner Alan DenAdel, but good news came his way on Monday when he was named to the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Region Team.

November 10, 2012
Wilson and Knebel Record Season Bests for PLU Runners
INDEPENDENCE, Ore. - Pacific Lutheran freshmen Amanda Wilson and Lauren Knebel both recorded season-best times for 6000 meters at the NCAA Division III West Region Cross Country Championships held on Saturday at Oak Knoll Golf Course.

November 1, 2012
DenAdel Leads PLU Foursome to Regional Meet
Pacific Lutheran will be represented by two men and two women at the 2012 West Region Cross Country Championships scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 10, at Oak Knoll Golf Course in Independence, Ore.

October 27, 2012
DenAdel Finishes Second at NWC Cross Country Meet
FOREST GROVE, Ore. - Alan DenAdel, who finished fourth a year ago, placed second this year at the Northwest Conference Cross Country Championships held Saturday at Sunset Grove Golf Course.

October 23, 2012
NWC Championships Next for PLU Harriers
A season that started with long solo summer runs, continued with early morning team workouts, and that included six competitions, comes to a head this Saturday for the Pacific Lutheran cross country teams.

October 13, 2012
Fifth-Place Finishes for PLU Cross Country Teams
ESTACADA, Ore. - Alan DenAdel placed third to lead the Pacific Lutheran cross country runners at the Lewis & Clark Invitational held Saturday at McIver State Park.

October 12, 2012
One More Warmup Before NWC Race for Thinclads
Pacific Lutheran has one more "warmup" ahead of the Northwest Conference Championships, and that race happens on Saturday when the Lutes face four other NWC schools at the Lewis & Clark Invitational.

October 6, 2012
PLU Women Ninth, Men 12th at WWU Meet
BELLINGHAM - Pacific Lutheran placed ninth out of 11 women's teams and 12th out of 16 men's teams at the 39th Annual WWU Invitational Cross Country meet held Saturday at Lake Padden Park.

October 5, 2012
Lutes Runners Head North for Viking Invitational
With the Northwest Conference Championships looming in the not-too-distant future, Pacific Lutheran cross country runners will have another opportunity to fine tune their preparations this Saturday when they compete at the 39th Annual Viking Invitational hosted by Western Washington University.

September 29, 2012
DenAdel, Wilson Win PLU Invitational Titles
Alan DenAdel won the men's race and Amanda Wilson finished first in the women's division at the 2012 PLU Cross Country Invitational held Saturday morning at Pacific Lutheran University.

September 27, 2012
Lutes Host PLU Invitational This Saturday
Pacific Lutheran will host a Canadian college team and two Washington community colleges this Saturday at the PLU Cross Country Invitational. The men's 8000-meter race starts at 10 a.m. and will be followed by the women's 6000.

September 15, 2012
PLU Women Place 16th, Men 17th at Sundodger
SEATTLE - Pacific Lutheran placed 16th in the women's division and 17th in the men's standings at the Sundodger Invitational cross country meet held Saturday morning at Lincoln Park.

September 13, 2012
Lutes Turn Focus to Sundodger Invitational
After enduring heat in the mid 80s at last Friday's CWU Cross Country Invitational in Ellensburg, the Pacific Lutheran team should find running conditions more temperate when it competes this Saturday at the Sundodger Invitational in Seattle's Lincoln Park.

September 11, 2012
Leader of the Pack: DenAdel Claims NWC Award
Pacific Lutheran junior Alan DenAdel has earned Northwest Conference Men's Cross Country Student-Athlete of the Week honors following his winning performance last Friday at the CWU Cross Country Invitational in Ellensburg.

September 7, 2012
DenAdel Wins Central Washington Invitational Title
ELLENSBURG - Alan DenAdel placed first and Kolter Grigsby was third overall Friday afternoon in leading Pacific Lutheran to a third-place finish at the CWU Cross Country Invitational held at Ellensburg Rotary Park.

September 6, 2012
PLU Runs at Central Washington Invitational on Friday
The races will be 2000 meters shorter and a day earlier than normal as the Pacific Lutheran cross country teams compete Friday at the Central Washington Invitational.

September 1, 2012
DenAdel is PLU's Top Finisher at Whitman Invitational
WALLA WALLA - Junior Alan DenAdel placed third in the men's division and was Pacific Lutheran's top finisher overall Saturday as the PLU cross country teams competed in the Whitman Invitational held at Fort Walla Walla.

August 29, 2012
Cross Country Gets Season Underway This Saturday
After wrapping up a couple of weeks of serious preseason training, the Pacific Lutheran cross country starts its 2012 season on Saturday when it competes in the Whitman Invitational at Fort Walla Walla.