"At a time when the University’s football program is at an all-time low, the UW cross country teams are in their best shape in school history.
The Husky runners have already earned several victories this year and the women’s team has done what no other UW cross country team has done — earned the top rank in the nation. For coach Greg Metcalf — the man who has made the team what it is today — the journey to this point has been a dream come true.
“I love this job,” Metcalf said. “Dealing with phenomenal young people and watching them do great things, I just love it.”
It’s safe to say that the cross country coach is loved by Washington, too.
Before graduating from the UW with a degree in geography, Metcalf was already doing his part to establish the Husky runners as a force to be reckoned with. As a runner, he earned All-American honors twice and placed second only to two-time NCAA champion Martin Keino in the Pac-10 Championships."
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