September 27, 2010

Matadors Finish in Top-20 at Stanford Cross Country Invitational

Sept. 27, 2010

STANFORD, Calif. - Senior Lilyana Morejon finished 16th and Juan Olea was 99th to lead the Cal State Northridge women and men at the Stanford Invitational on Saturday. The women' squad placed 18th out of 24 teams while the men were 20th out of 26.

Morejon finished 16th out of 212 runners as she posted a time of 21:14 on the 6K Stanford course. In two cross country meets this season, Morejon has a pair of top-20 finishes. Also for the Matadors at Stanford, Zitlalic Ley was 112th in 23:30, Ana Rosales was 149th in 24:13, Fany Alvarado was 157th in 24:21, Araceli Zainos was 159th in 24:26, Yvonne Castillo-Urbina was 171st in 24:44 and Vanessa Carr was 212th in 27:52.

For the men, who finished 20th out of 26 team in an average time of 27:21, Olea ran 25:32 to finish in the top-100. Hunter Hays was 152nd in 26:25, Michael McEvoy was 183rd in 27:27, Masis Hagobian was 203rd in 28:08, Daniel Gonzales was 216th in 29:10, Danny Garcia was 225th in 30:23 and Marvin Gonzales was 230th in 32:01.

Cal State Northridge returns to action on Saturday, Oct. 16 as the Matadors host the Northridge Invitational at Balboa Park in Woodland Hills.

September 25, 2010 Stanford Invitational Stanford, Calif.

Men's Team Results (26 Teams)
1. Stanford 31, 2. Arkansas 43, 3. Northern Arizona 123, 4. UCLA 130, 5. California 151, 20. Northridge 620 (Avg. 27:21).
Men's Individual Results (8,000 Meters, 231 Runners)
1. David McNeill, NAU 23:18
2. Elliott Heath, Stanford 23:22
3. Jacob Riley, Stanford 23:22
4. Chris Derrick, Stanford 23:22
5. Michael Coe, California 23:29
6. Solomon Haile, Arkansas 23:30
7. Dorian Ulrey, Arkansas 23:38
8. Benjamin Johnson, Stanford 23:41
9. Julian de Rubira, Unattached 23:45
10. Lane Boyer, Arkansas 23:50
Northridge Runners: 99. Juan Olea 25:32; 152. Hunter Hays 26:25; 183. Michael McEvoy 27:27; 203. Masis Hagobian 28:08; 216. Daniel Gonzales 29:10; 225. Danny Garcia 30:23; 230. Marvin Gonzales 32:01.

Women's Team Results (24 Teams)
1. Stanford 41, 2. California 86, 3. Long Beach State 127, 4. Cal Poly 134, 5. UCLA 168, 18. Northridge 481 (Avg. 23:33).
Women's Individual Results (6,000 Meters, 212 Runners)
1. Kathy Kroger, Stanford 20:06
2. Deborah Maier, California 20:10
3. Shannon Murakami, UCLA 20:34
4. Tara Erdmann, LMU 20:44
5. Georgia Griffin, Stanford 20:45
6. Krista Drechsler, UC Davis 20:49
7. Zsofia Erdelyi, USC 20:56
8. Sheree Shea, LMU 20:57
9. Sierra Vega, UCLA 21:02
10. Alex Dunne, Stanford 21:02
Northridge Runners: 16. Lilyana Morejon 21:14; 112. Zitalic Ley 23:30; 149. Ana Rosales 24:13; 157. Fany Alvarado 24:21; 159. Araceli Zainos 24:26; 171. Yvonne Castillo-Urbina 24:44; 212. Vanessa Carr 27:52.

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