2013 Women's Cross Country
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Rod Wortley
Position: Director of Cross Country/Track & Field
Years Coached: 18th Season
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Email: rod.wortley@cornerstone.edu

After 17 seasons as the Men's and Women's Cross Country and Track & Field Head Coach, Wortley begins the 2012-2013 school year as the Director of Cross Country and Track & Field. Since 1996 he has built a nationally recognized program producing the best runners jumpers and throwers in school history.

In 28 consecutive NAIA Indoor and Outdoor National Championships, and 16 in Cross Country, 54 Golden Eagle athletes have earned All-America honors 108 times along with over 50 All-America Scholar Athlete awards. At the conference level, his athletes have won 163 Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference event titles and six Team Championships.

Wortley was named NAIA Region VII and VIII Track & Field Coach of the Year for women in 2001,2004 and 2005 and for men in 2003. He has also been selected as WHAC Coach of the Year seven times for Cross Country, Indoor and Outdoor Track & Field. He is the current the President of NAIA Cross Country Coaches Association and Chairs the Ratings Committee. He has also served as the Chair of the Outdoor Championships Games Committee and been Head Field Event Referee at four NAIA Championship Meets.

Wortley graduated from Cornerstone in 1988 with a B.A. in English literature. He completed his Master's Degree in English/professional writing at Western Michigan University in 1992. He also holds three U.S.A. track & field Level II coaching certifications. His wife, Anita, is also a Cornerstone alumna. They have two children.

 
 
Women's Cross Country Roster
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.HometownPrevious School
Bailey BroganFR Kalamazoo, Mich.Mattawan H.S.
Kaylee CarewJR Casnovia, Mich.Kent City H.S.
Cathy CoryellFR Hamilton, Mich. Hamilton H.S.
Brianna GriffithsJR Roselle, IllLake Park H.S.
Trinity HulstSO Hudsonville, Mich.Michigan State University
Erin LaplanderSR Perrinton, MichFulton H.S.
Monica LawrenceSR Schoolcraft, Mich.Schoolcraft H.S.
Jill LouisignauSR Benzonia, MichBenzie Central H.S.
Melissa ManlanSO Kalamazoo, MichKalamazoo Central H.S.
Julie OosterhouseJR Byron Center, Mich.Byron Center H.S.
Kayla OvokaitysSO Cedar Springs, Mich.Cedar Springs H.S.
Brooke OwensFR Sterling Heights, Mich.Sterling Heights Stevenson H.S.
Leah ShepherdJR Kentwood, Mich.East Kentwood H.S.
Audrey TremaineSO Jackson, Mich.Leslie H.S.
Sydney TremaineJR Rives Junction, Mich.Leslie H.S.
CallyAnne WymaJR St. Louis, Mich.St. Louis H.S.
Rod Wortley - Director of Cross Country/Track & Field - 18th season
 
 
 
  • Oct. 25 - Women's Cross Country @ NAIA Great Lakes Invitational (Hosted by Aquinas College - Walker, Mich.) - 10th of 35
  • Oct. 11 - (20) Women's Cross Country @ NAIA Preview Meet (Hosted at Rim Rock Farm - Lawrence, Kan.) - 14th of 32
  • Oct. 10 - (20) Women's Cross Country @ Jayhawk Invitational (Hosted by Muskegon CC - Muskegon, Mich.) - No Team Score
  • Sep. 26 - (19) Women's Cross Country @ Brissman-Lundeen Invitational (Hosted by Augustana College - Rock Island, Ill.) - 6th of 34
  • Sep. 13 - (11) Women's Cross Country @ Knight Invitational (Hosted by Calvin College - Grand Rapids, Mich.) - 5th of 25
  • Aug. 30 - (11) Women's Cross Country @ Vanderbilt Invitational (Hosted by Hope College - Holland, Mich.) - 2nd of 4