A dozen Lions head to Salem, Ore., and the West Coast Invite for a final shot at lowering their times before the NCAA Regional announcement.
Weston Strum placed 13th in the men's 5K to lead four Lions at the 2013 NCAA Track & Field West Preliminary Round.
Sheree Shea, Caroline Draper, Kevin Joerger and Weston Strum will all compete in next week's NCAA Division I 2013 Outdoor Track & Field Championships West Preliminary Round hosted by the University of Texas.
The LMU men's and women's track teams have wrapped up the 2013 regular-season, competing in a trio of
Annual Commencement Breakfast honors 75 graduating student-athletes on Saturday morning.
At LMU... 2011-12... in cross country, broke personal and season-best of 21:23.2 in 6k at UC Riverside Invitational... started season placing fifth at Fullerton Season Opener with a time of 22:25.4 in the 6k... finished with a time of 23:15 at Pre-Nationals and a time of 23:11 at WCC Championships both in the 6k... one the track, ran eight races... set new personal record in the 3000m at the UCI Spring Break Invite in 10:08.83 for a fifth place finish... established a PR in the 5000m finishing sixth at the SF State Distance Carnival in 17:22.26... finished fourth at the West Coast Invite in the 10,000-meters with a time of 36:41.80...
At LMU... 2010-11... ran four races for the Lions... ran season-best 14th in 18:14.5 at the CSU Fullerton Titan Invitational in the 5k... recorded a 19:07 at the Vanguard Invitational to finish 25th... in track, finished 5th in 17:35.04 at the Beach Invitational in the 5k... recorded season-best time in the 5k at the Oxy Invitational for a 17th place finish... also recorded season-best time in the 3k at the Spring Break Invitational in 10:13.28 to finish 13th...
At LMU... 2009-10... ran in the Lions' top seven all season... had a personal best for the 5k of 18:03 at the UCR Invitational... ran 22:55 at the Stanford Invitational for 6k helping the Lions to their highest team finish in history... finished 24th overall at WCC Championships in 22:45 for 6k a personal record for the distance... in track, broke 18minutes for the 5k with a 17:52 at the Ben Brown Invitational...
High School... graduate of Rancho Bernardo High School... ran under Coach Terry Dockery... was captain of her team... received All-league and All-CIF honors all four years... recorded a 5k time of 18:14 at Woodward Park State meet... received the San Diego Hall of Champions award... in track, recorded 11:01 for the 3200m...
Personal...Caroline Susanne Draper was born December 21, 1990 in Mountain View, CA... she has a sister Ahnie, who also ran at LMU, and a younger brother Brett... parents Paul and Valerie are alumni of Cal Poly where they both played volleyball... a psychology major, natural science minor.