Kelly Sullivan Becomes New Head Coach of Cross Country

Men’s and women’s cross country and track and field are under new leadership as the recently hired Kelly Sullivan takes the reins of the program. ELISE WANG • THE SPECTATOR Coach Sullivan himself attended Clackamas Community College and Willamette University graduating with his bachelor’s in history and exercise science. Sullivan is entering his 37th year […]

Women and Men Place at Cross Country WAC Championship

This past weekend Seattle University’s cross country team competed in the Western Atlantic Conference Cross Country Championship. The Redhawks hosted the event at Jefferson Park Golf Course on a rainy Saturday where the WAC teams competed for the championships. PHOTO VIA SEATTLE U ATHLETICS Head Coach Trish Steidl (left) and Lila Rice (right) celebrate after […]

Timeout Session with Lila Rice

Cross Country runner Lila Rice has been named the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Female Runner of the Week for the second time this season. The junior from Redmond, Wash. has had an exceptional season so far. For the fourth time this season she has been the first runner from Seattle University to cross the finish […]

PBS Gets in the Head of SU Runner

Senior Sophie Curatilo took up running in elementary school for two reasons: First, in her home state of Hawaii the volleyball and soccer teams were too competitive for her to make the team. Second, a boy she liked told her that he only dated athletes, so Curatilo joined the track team. Then she beat him. […]

XC Teams Bring it at Emerald City Open

Seattle University’s Cross Country teams ran themselves to a strong showing on Saturday as they hosted the Emerald City Open at Lower Woodland Park. Teams from the University of Washington, Oregon State, Seattle Pacific, and a handful of local running clubs were also featured at the open. Sophie Curatilo won the women’s 6k race with […]

Wac-ky Wind Can’t Stop Cross Country

On one of Seattle’s windiest mornings, the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) cross country teams, along with crowds of fans, gathered at Jefferson Park in Seattle for the WAC cross country championship. Kateri Town • The Spectator Lila Rice nears the finish line during the WAC Cross Country Championships on Saturday, Nov. 2. The women’s cross […]

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