When Linnea is not donning her scrubs and listening to heart beats, she plays for the Northwest Nazarene University Crusaders, a team that recently clinched the conference title of the Great Northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC) and now begins the fight for a national championship as the No. 1 seed in the NCAA West Regional tournament.
When alum Doug Money returned to NNU for the track and field reunion, he shared an amazing story of a passion for running that can't be stopped no matter the challenges.
Taylor VanValey defines success on and off the court. She is just one of NNU's outstanding players tearing up the court this season.
With volleyball and men’s soccer earning first-ever top 25 rankings this season, Crusader athletics are helping shine a national spotlight on NNU and its unique campus community.
Jeremiah "Bear" Woods tells his inspirational story of finding motivation and success despite great loss on national television show "The Real Winning Edge."
Rocke Musgraves is in his second season as NNU head baseball coach. Listen as he shares some of his first impressions of the university and his philosophy on integrating NNU's faith tradition into the fabric of his team.
When John Spatz stepped onto NNU’s campus back in the fall of 2003, he took over a young Crusader Track & Field program that now faced the challenges of competing in the NCAA and for Great Northwest Athletic Conference Championships. Twelve years later, Crusader Track & Field is one of the elite athletic programs both at NNU and in the GNAC.
Between throwing the shot put and making a kill, these student-athletes are on the court or field all year round, but they wouldn’t have it any other way.
Hope comes in many different ways and forms, often surprising us with its arrival. For a small rural community in Uganda, hope came this summer in the shape of a basketball court built by a team of NNU athletes.
NNU puts high expectations on our student-athletes, only one of which is excelling in sports. Alumnus Davis Halle tells about how balancing golf, academics and social involvement made him a better person and gave him a complete college experience.