FAIRBANKS, AK-In some UAF sports news there has been an addition to the cross country team. Joey Nunes will join the cross country staff as a coaching intern for the upcoming season.
Nunes comes from Northwest Missouri State, another division two program, as a grad assistant. There he assisted in just about every facet of the team from coaching, keeping stats, to booking hotels.
Nunes is one of the best runners in Cal-State Stanislaus history. At the D-2 program Nunes is third all-time in the 5000 meters. He is also top ten all time in ten thousand and 1500 meters.
He is a four time All-Conference runner and has two track and field and cross country titles.