Thirteen Lions turned in personal record marks as LMU competed in a pair of meets Friday night.
Junior Danielle Shanahan lowered her own LMU record in the 3,000m Saturday at the UCI Spring Break Invite.
A handful of Lions recorded PR times at the Oxy Distance Carnival Friday night.
The Lion men and women took to the track against Saint Mary's, Santa Clara and San Francisco.
LMU congratulates 70 student-athletes who graduated on Saturday.
TRACK | UCI Spring Break Invite - March 18, 2016
In cross country... competed in five meets... placed 23rd overall at the West Coast Conference Championships in 6k personal-record time (20:55.6)... placed 92nd overall at the NCAA West Region Championship in 22:02.3... In track... did not compete in an official competition...
In cross country... ran a 6k season best at the West Coast Conference Preview Meet with a time of 23:07.5... 5k personal best of 18:17.42 at the 24th Annual Vanguard Invitational... competed in five total meets... WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll... In track... best times of 4:31.41 in the 1,500m at the West Coast Last Chance Meet and 10:33.00 in the 3,000m at the West Coast Quadrangular...
2011-12 (Track): Made her official Husky debut on the track, making consistent improvement all throughout the season ... starting with the indoor season, she improved her time at 800-meters in six successive races, going from 2:17.54 in her first race indoors down to 2:12.66 in May at the Oregon Twilight Meet ... competed at her first Pac-12 Championships, placing 17th in the 800-meters in 2:12.76 ... was fourth at the UW-WSU Dual 800m in 2:13.61 ... 13th at the Pepsi Team Invite in 2:14.98 ... a Pac-12 All-Academic Team honorable mention.
One of the top mid-distance runners in the country while prepping at Redondo Union High School, posting her biggest win at the 2010 California State Championships, where she won the 1,600-meter title in a PR of 4:46.63 ... state win capped a run where she took the 1,600-meter title at the Southern Section Division-II meet and the Masters Meet ... also won the 800-meters at the Division-II meet ... led the U.S. for much of the season at 800-meters with a PR of 2:09.07 set in a win at the Azusa Pacific Meet of Champions ... doubled back at the Azusa meet to win the 3,200-meters in 10:31.24, the fastest 800-3,200 double in California history ... anchored a state-record by Redondo's 4x1,600-meter relay as they won the Mt. SAC Relays in 20:03 ... ran the anchor on the 4xmile relay at New Balance Nationals in June of 2010 as Redondo placed second, then came back to finish ninth in the 800-meters ... was second at the California state meet in the 1600m her junior year, running a PR of 4:49.02 ... won the 2009 California Division-II title as well as the CIF-SS Masters title as a junior at 1,600-meters ... placed eighth at the 2009 U.S. Junior Outdoor Track Championships in the 800-meters, clocking 2:10.09 in the prelims ... undefeated in the Bay League the past three years at any distance ... also a strong cross country runner, placing 22nd at the Division-II state meet as a senior in 2009 and 8th in 2008...
Born in Santa Monica, Calif. ... parents are Tom Curtis and Denise Okata ... also has a stepfather, Beau Okata ... has older twin stepsisters, Chelsea and Mariah, and a younger stepbrother, Keenan ... father Tom played volleyball at LMU...
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