Kelli Lindley, associate athletic director at NNU, excelled as a Division 1 athlete and was on track to have real success as a Div. 1 coach until she stepped foot on NNU’s campus and discovered something different that transformed the way she thought about her career.
Despite busy school schedules and dedicated athletic preparation, NNU’s NCAA Division 2 student-athletes make time to build community with one another and serve the community around them.
At NNU, students are challenged to put their all into every aspect of their development. That attitude is helping alum Jordan Nicholes fulfill his dream of playing professional basketball.
Jonathan Hawkins pursues opportunities to play professional basketball around the world in Latvia, Israel and now in Australia.
More than 300 student-athletes, coaches and friends of Crusader Nation gathered at the Johnson Sports Center on Wednesday, April 30, to celebrate Northwest Nazarene University's athletic success over the past year. The 3rd annual CRU Awards honored athletes from each of the Crusaders 15 men's and women's varsity sports teams, along with honoring the top individual Crusader athletes from the 2013-14 academic year.