Men's Cross Country News Archive


2012 Season

(Mon., 11/12/2012 - OC Athletic Dept.)
Hansen Sets the OC Pace at NWAACCs
On Saturday, OC finished 10th overall in Spokane. The weather was clear with an inch of snow on the ground and a brisk 29 degrees. Daniel Hansen peaked at the right time to pace the OC Men and lead them into the finish line.  With only one sophomore on this squad the team should have a strong core next season to build on.  Men's 8K results:
Daniel Hansen: 27:51
Andrew Crain: 28:00
Austin Fritz: 28:28
Keith Ryan: 30:13
AJ Barker: 32:16

(Mon., 10/29/2012 - OC Athletic Dept.)
NWAACC Championships in Spokane
On Nov. 10th the Cross Country Team will be competing in the NWAACC Championships in Spokane, Wash.  They will be 1 of 12 teams racing in the meet and 1 of 5 representing the North Region.
Men's Course Map

(Sat., 10/27/2012 - OC Athletic Dept.)
4th Place Finish in the North
The OC Cross Country Team hosted the North Championships on Saturday at Gold Mountain Golf Course. The results for the Men's 8K were:
Austin Fritz (15th) 28:50
Andrew Crain (16th) 29:08
Daniel Hansen (23rd) 29:24
Keith Ryan (33rd) 31:31
AJ Barker (35th) 34:07

(Sat., 10/13/2012 - OC Athletic Dept.)
Bad Weather and Stiff Competition
Most people don't understand what it takes to compete against Division I athletes, thru narrow paths up steep hills and in cold weather.  But that's what our Cross Country team does for every meet.  Great job to our guys in setting the bar high! The results for the Men's 8K at The Emerald City Open in Seattle were:
Andrew Crain  (30th) 25:19.5
Austin Fritz (39th) 28:15
Daniel Hansen (46th) 29:08.1
Keith Ryan (66th) 32:14
A.J. Barker (69th) 34:31.2

(Sat., 9/29/2012 - OC Athletic Dept.)

Men at their Best at PLU
Everyone finished with their personal bests at the PLU invite on Saturday. "Great efforts by our kids today," says assistant coach Dan Dittmer. The results for the Men's 8K were:
Andrew Crain  (9th) 27:41
Austin Fritz (13th) 28:26
Daniel Hansen (14th) 28:27
Keith Ryan (29th) 30:51
A.J. Barker (31st) 31:47

(Sat., 9/22/2012 - OC Athletic Dept.)

Men Runners Compete at St. Martins
Ranger runners finished their second competition at the St. Martins Invite in Lacey, WA. The men's team finished 6th with a score of 179.
Andrew Crain  (39th) 28:17.35
Daniel Hansen (52nd) 29:12.14
Austin Fritz (54th) 29:19.27
Keith Ryan (73rd) 31:44.69
A.J. Barker (76th) 33:34.34 

(Sat., 9/1/2012 - OC Athletic Dept.)

Univ. of Puget Sound Invite Results
The Men's cross country runners competed today at Fort Steilacoom Park in Lakewood, WA.  The Rangers' race was an 8K (5 miles).
Andrew Crain  28:34
Daniel Hansen  28:53
Austin Fritz  30:43
Keith Ryan  34:43
A.J. Barker  33:42 

(Sat., 11/12/2011 - OC Athletic Dept.)
Season Two Complete
The men's cross country team finished their second season since being reinstated on Saturday at the NWAACC Championshps. (here>>). 



Athletic Dept. Press Release

Reports in Word (.pdf) format

(Mon., 4/30/2012)
Ranger Roundup

(Sat., 4/21/2012)
FOCUS on Athletics, Vol. II, Issue VIII

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