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Husky Hall of Fame: 2008 Women's Cross Country Team
Release: 07/09/2014
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W-Logo   Sport: Women's Cross Country

  • Dominated all six races to win the first NCAA Championship in program history
  • Posted the first and only perfect score in Pac-10 Championships history, sweeping the top six spots
  • Started the season ranked No. 3 after finishing 8th in 2007 but moved to No. 1 after the second race of the year
  • Put four runners in the top-10 to win Pre-Nationals by a huge margin against 11 ranked teams
  • Captured first West Region title in 16 years
W-Logo   National Honors

  • Five All-Americans: Christine Babcock, Katie Follett, Mel Lawrence, Amanda Miller, Kendra Schaaf
  • National Coach of the Year – Greg Metcalf
  • USTFCCCA National Scholar Team of the Year
W-Logo   Conference Honors

  • Pac-10 Athlete of the Year – Kendra Schaaf
  • Pac-10 Newcomer of the Year – Christine Babcock
  • Pac-10 Coach of the Year – Greg Metcalf
  • Washington took six of the seven All-Pac-10 First Team spots: Babcock, Anita Campbell, Lawrence, Miller, and Schaaf and Lauren Saylor was All-Pac-10
  • Washington was ranked No. 1 going into Pac-10s, and had yet to race No. 2 Oregon, which hosted the race. The top-five finishers are needed for a perfect score of 15 points, Washington surpassed even that, going 1-6, in order of Schaaf, Lawrence, Babcock, Campbell, Follett, and Miller
  • Schaaf set a Pac-10 Championships meet record and UW’s top-four all broke the old course record

 

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