2011 Women's Cross Country
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Rod Wortley
Position: Head Coach
Years Coached: 16th Season
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In his 15th year at the helm of the Cornerstone University Cross Country and Track & Field teams, Coach Wortley has built a nationally recognized program producing the best runners, jumpers and throwers in school history. Every year he has taken athletes to the National Athletic Intercollegiate Association (NAIA) National Championships and over 100 times they have returned with All-America honors along with over 40 All-America Scholar Athlete awards. His athletes have also earned 136 Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC) event titles.

Wortley was named NAIA Region VII and VIII track & field Coach of the Year for women in 2001, 04 and 05 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.

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
Janelle BrownSR Midland, Mich.Western H.S.
Jamie CaminitiSO5-1Lapeer, MichLapeer East
Kaylee CarewFR Casnovia, Mich.Kent City
Julia ContrerasJR5-11Fowler, MichFowler H.S.
Brianna GriffithsFR Roselle, IllLake Park
Erin LaplanderSO5-3Perrinton, MichFulton H.S.
Monica LawrenceSO5-10Schoolcraft, Mich.Schoolcraft H.S.
Mindy LewisSO5-4Vicksburg, Mich.Vicksburg H.S.
Molly LongstreetFR Byron Center, Mich.South Christian
Jill LouisignauSO5-7Beulah, MichBenzie Central H.S.
Julie OosterhouseFR Byron Center, Mich.Byron Center
Leah ShepherdFR Grand Rapids, Mich.East Kentwood
Sydney TremaineFR Jackson, Mich.Leslie
Callyanne WymaFR St. Louis, Mich.St. Louis
Audry YongeJR5-6Three Rivers, Mich.Three Rivers H.S.
Rod Wortley - Head Coach - 16th season
Nate Van Holten - Assistant Coach - 10th season
 
 
 
  • Nov. 22 - (RV) Women's Cross Country @ NAIA Championships (Rim Rock Farm - Lawrence, Kan.) - No Team Score
  • Nov. 8 - Women's Cross Country @ WHAC Championships (Riverside Park - Grand Rapids, Mich.) - 3rd of 10
  • 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