Vorgitch and Polerecky in Position for an NCAA Run
Polerecky Improves on 10K School Record; 10 Additional Career Bests
Polerecky and Estrada Win 5000 meters & 1500 meters, Kelly Fourth in 1500 meters
Men and Women Claim Top Collegiate Positions and LMU Alum Win
Three Lion individuals and both teams earned academic recognition by the USTFCCCA.
In cross country... earned a second straight First Team All-West Coast Conference honor with a second straight fifth place finish at the WCC Championships... ran the 6k course in a career best time of 20:03.2... placed 17th overall at the NCAA West Region Championship in a time of 20:44.3... earned All-West Region for placing in the top-25... First Team WCC All-Academic Team selection... In track... closed out her collegiate career with a second straight berth in the NCAA West Preliminary... she would race to a 36:19.26 in the 10k at the Regional meet, placing 32nd overall... best times of her senior season were 2:19.70 in the 800m at the Cal State LA Invitational (Mar. 7), 4:27.57 in the 1,500m at the Steve Scott Invitational (May 2), 9:39.50 in the 3,000m at the West Coast Quadrangular (Feb. 21), 16:33.83 in the 5,000m at the Ben Brown Invitational (Mar. 14) and 34:32.06 in the 10,000m at the Mt. SAC Relays (Apr. 16)... at the season's end, 10k time ranked No. 3, 3k time ranked No. 4, 1,500m time ranked No. 6 and 800m time ranked No. 6 in the LMU all-time record book...
In cross country... ran a 6k season best and set a course record at the Santa Clara Bronco Invitational with a winning time of 20:18.1... finished fifth at the West Coast Conference Championships with a time of 21:11 to earn First Team All-WCC honors... placed 48th overall at the NCAA DI West Region Championships with a time of 20:44... ran a 5k personal best 17:38.8 at the Chile Pepper XC Festival... named the West Coast Conference Runner of the Month in September and October... WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll.. In track... Qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary in both the 5,000m and 10,000m... placed 14th overall in the 10k in a PR time of 34:51.43... placed 24th in the 5k in 16:43.69... season best time in the 5k was 16:19.82, set at the West Coast Invitational... also had season best times of 4:32.07 in the 1,500m at the UCI Spring Break Invite and 9:47.00 in the 3,000m at the West Coast Quadrangular...
Competed in both cross country and track at Glendale Community College... named CCCAA 2012-13 Female Athlete of the Year... won nine straight cross country races in 2012, including victories in the Western State Conference Championship and the Southern California Championship... finished sixth in the 2012 CCCAA State Cross Country Championship, helping Glendale CC to second-place team finish... named an All-American and the WSC Cross Country Athlete of the Year... also named CCCSIA and CCCAA Athlete of the Month for October... closed out her sophomore year by winning the 1,500m, 5,000m and 10,000m races at the 2013 CCCAA State Track & Field Championships... became the first woman in CCAA history to win three State Titles... named CCCAA and CCCIA Female Athlete of the Month for May 2013... named WSC Track & Field Athlete of the Year... helped Glendale CC to win the 2011 Cross Country State Championship...
Competed in both cross country and track for Head Coach David Funk at William S. Hart High School...
Grace Sam Graham-Zamudio was born Sept. 8, 1993, in Valencia, Calif.... parents are Arthur and Faith Zamudio... has one younger sister, Sarah... husband is David Chalmers... sociology major...
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