Matt McGuirk Named 2004 NCAA Men's National Track and Field Coach of the Year; Jake Stout Named Men's National Track and Field Athlete of the Year

Decatur, IL - Head Coach Matt McGuirk as honored three times on Wednesday night. He was named the West Region Men’s and Women’s Coach Of The Year. The top honor came at the end of the banquet being held in Decatur for the NCAA Division III Championships. He was named the 2004 NCAA Men's National Track and Field Coach of the Year.

This is in addition to his being named the Northwest Conference Men’s Cross Country Coach of the Year and West Regional Cross Country Coach of the Year this past fall; then both Men's and Women's Track and Field for the Northwest Conference this spring

Jake Stout was honored twice last night. He received the West Region Male Athlete of the Year. Stout then received the top honor of being named the 2004 NCAA Track and Field Male Athlete of the year.

The Division III Track and Field Championships, in Decatur, IL, begin today, May 27 and will close on May 29th.