A quintet of Lion men lowered their person best times at Saturday's Occidental Invitational.
Big PRs by Danielle Shanahan and Brandon Vientos led the Lions during a busy weekend of racing.
Thirteen Lions turned in personal record marks as LMU competed in a pair of meets Friday night.
Freshmen and seniors led the way in San Diego Saturday.
Both men's and women's track squads competed in the 1,500m at the Cal State LA Invitational.
Interview with Danielle Shanahan and Grant Lapovich previewing the Lions' upcoming meets.
In cross country... competed in five meets... ran a season-best 25:42.9 8k at the West Coast Conference Championships... placed 50th overall at the league meet... raced to a 32:48.5 finish in his first collegiate 10k at the NCAA West Region Championships... In track... best marks of 4:20.59 in the 1,500m at the Cal State LA Invitational (Mar. 7), 8:46.40 in the 3,000m at the West Coast Quadrangular (Feb. 21) and 9:55.64 in the 3,000m steeplechase at the Steve Scott Invitational (May 1)...
In cross country... ran a season best 8k time of 25:49.1 at the Cal State Fullerton Invitational... competed in five total meets... In track... freshman season best marks of 4:22.43 in the 1,500m at the Triton Invitational, 9:03.56 in the 3,000m at the Cal State LA Invite and 9:58.91 in the 3,000m steeplechase at the West Coast Last Chance Meet...
Graduate of West Torrance High School... ran cross country and track and field during his junior and senior seasons under Jason Druten... All-Area as a senior... named the 2012 West High Cross Country Most Valuable Runner... competed with fellow freshman Brandon Vientos...
Grant Kenneth Lapovich was born March 22, 1995 to parents Kathy and Walt Papovich... has one sister... volunteered at a youth track class and variouos Boy Scouts of America groups... considered San Francisco State before deciding to attend LMU... a recording arts major...
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