Winter Sports Highlights

GNAC Champions: 2017-18 WOU Men's Basketball Team

GNAC Champions: 2017-18 WOU Men’s Basketball Team

Men’s Basketball

  • GNAC Champions
  • GNAC Tournament Champions
  • Tied GNAC record for most wins in a season (31) and set GNAC record for most conference wins in a season (19)
  • Ranked No. 3 in NCAA Division II and No. 1 in West Region

Tanner Omlid

  • GNAC Player of the Year
  • West Region Player of the Year
  • D2CCA All-American
  • NABC All-American

Jim Shaw

  • GNAC Coach of the Year
  • NABC West Region Coach of the Year

 

2017-18 WOU Women's Basketball Team

2017-18 WOU Women’s Basketball Team

Women’s Basketball

  • 8 players on GNAC All-Academic Team
  • Tied most-wins mark for past 15 years
  • Savannah Heugly named to the All-GNAC team

 

Mark your calendars!

Wolves Athletic Auction • June 2, 2018 Salem Convention Center. Get your tickets for the auction (and fall sports!) at wouwolves.com or call 503-838-8449.

 

Indoor track and field

February 17, 2108: Day two of the GNAC indoor Track and Field Championships. Photo by Loren Orr

February 17, 2108: Day two of the GNAC indoor Track and Field Championships. Photo by Loren Orr

Men

  • Dustin Nading, NCAA Division II national champion in the mile. David Ribich takes third at nationals in the 3,000
  • Ribich posts fastest DII mile time in over 30 years with a 3:58.88
  • Wolves won the national title in the distance medley relay for second year in a row (Dustin Nading, Aaron Whitaker, AJ Holmberg and David Ribich)
  • WOU men tie for 6th place at nationals

 

Western Oregon University competes in the Dempsey Indoor track meet at the University of Washington in Seattle, Wash., on Jan. 13, 2018. (Photo by Christopher Oertell/Concordia Athletics)

Western Oregon University competes in the Dempsey Indoor track meet at the University of Washington in Seattle, Wash., on Jan. 13, 2018. (Photo by Christopher Oertell/Concordia Athletics)

Women

  • Three WOU women earned All-American honors at indoor nationals
  • Olivia Woods placed 6th in the 800
  • Suzie Van De Grift placed 7th in the mile
  • Kennedy Rufener placed 8th in the 5,000

 

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