Logger trio ready to race with the region's best

Logger trio ready to race with the region's best

TACOMA, Washington – Three Puget Sound cross country All-Northwest Conference runners are heading to Claremont, California for the NCAA D-III West Regionals hosted by Pomona Pitzer.

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Men's sophomores Cody DeWitt and Colin Monaghan, along with women' junior Rachael Metzler, are making the trop to the Golden State.

Monaghan repeated as the NWC Champion when the Loggers hosted the championships, Nov. 2. Monaghan crossed the finish line in 24:35.5, just two seconds ahead of the second-place runner in the 8k. DeWitt's time was 26:09.2. He narrowly claimed the all-conference bid by 1.4 seconds.

Metzler's time in the women's 6k was 23:10.1, good for eighth overall.

Last year, Monaghan earned an All-West Region honor by placing sixth in the race.