Top marks dominate busy weekend of LMU track, including a pair of marks that currently rank in NCAA's top-25.
The LMU men's and women's track teams posted numerous career and season best marks at the Spring Break Collegiate Invitational hosted by UC Irvine.
The Lions will participate in the Beach Classic hosted by Long Beach State this Saturday.
LMU, Santa Clara, San Francisco and the Gaels will meet at the West Coast Quadrangular and Relays hosted by Saint Mary's this weekend.
Junior Kevin Joerger wins the 3000-meter at the Pomona-Pitzer All-Comers Race.
Briefly... Drew Dalton is in his third season with LMU Cross Country and Track & Field...
At LMU... 2011-12... in cross-country, ran four 8k races... recorded personal best of 24:41.6 at the UC Riverside Invitational securing 22nd place... finished with a time of 25:06 in the Stanford Invitational... in track, competed at seven meets... set a school record at the Stanford Invitational running a 14:18.86 in the 5k for a fourth place finish... won the 3000m at the UCI Spring Break Invite, setting another school record... won the Pomona-Pitzer All-Comers 3000m in 8:27.07... finished second in the West Coast All-Star Mile on the indoor track in Portland, Ore...
At LMU... 2010-11... in cross-country, ran five races for the Lions... ran a personal best 25:17.2 in the 8k at in the UC Riverside Invitational... ran 32:12.65 at NCAA West Regionals... in track, won the 3000m at the Spring Break Invitational at UC Irvine with personal best 8:24.45... finished 5th at Cal/Nevada Track & Field Championships in 5000m with 14:52.42... recorded personal best in 5000m at Oxy Invitational where he finished 13th...
High School... placed 11th at the State meet finishing in 15:32... was the Southern Section Individual CIF Champion... on the track, ran a 9:05 for the 3200m...part of a championship Distance Medley team at the Arcadia Invitational, posting a 4:11 split for the 1600m anchor leg... In addition to being a stellar athlete, Drew was also a standout student, being awarded All-Valley Scholar Athlete of the Year and was ASB Vice President...
Personal... Drew Robert Dalton was born June 16, 1992 to parents Jackie and Bill Dalton... has two brothers, Derek and Daniel, and one sister Dorothy... an applied information management systems major.