2014 Women's Cross Country
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Rod Wortley
Position: Director of Cross Country/Track & Field
Years Coached: 19th 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.

 
 
Roster
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.HometownPrevious School
Bailey BroganSO Kalamazoo, Mich.Mattawan HS
Cathy CoryellSO Hamilton, Mich. Hamilton HS
Brianna GriffithsSR Roselle, IllLake Park HS
Grace HamiltonFR Evart, Mich.Evart HS
Trinity HulstJR Hudsonville, Mich.Michigan State University
Melissa ManlanJR Kalamazoo, MichKalamazoo Central HS
Julie OosterhouseSR Byron Center, Mich.Byron Center HS
Kayla OvokaitysJR Cedar Springs, Mich.Cedar Springs HS
Ally RabeFR Portage, Mich.Portage Northern HS
Joy ReistFR Traverse City, Mich.Traverse City Central
Leah ShepherdSR Kentwood, Mich.East Kentwood HS
Audrey TremaineJR Jackson, Mich.Leslie HS
Sydney TremaineSR Rives Junction, Mich.Leslie HS
CallyAnne WymaSR St. Louis, Mich.St. Louis HS
Rod Wortley - Director of Cross Country/Track & Field - 19th season
 
 
 
  • Nov. 23 - (14) Women's Cross Country @ NAIA Championship - 20th of 32
  • Nov. 9 - Women's Cross Country @ WHAC Championship - 1st of 10
  • Oct. 26 - Women's Cross Country @ NAIA Great Lakes Invitational - 7th of 33
  • Oct. 12 - Women's Cross Country @ NAIA Preview Meet - 8th of 30
  • Oct. 11 - (16) Women's Cross Country @ Jayhawk Invitational at Muskegon Community College - 4th of 6
  • Oct. 4 - (16) Women's Cross Country @ Lansing Community College Invitational - 2nd of 22