Thirteen Lions turned in personal record marks as LMU competed in a pair of meets Friday night.
The Lion men and women open the 2015 outdoor season at the West Coast Quadrangular and West Coast Relays.
Senior Kevin Joerger was named to the 11-member Capital One Academic All-District 8 men's track & field/cross country team.
Our three-part series concludes today with seniors Sheree Shea and Weston Strum.
Seven personal records were recorded Thursday night, including potential NCAA West Regional qualifying marks.
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In cross country... First team WCC All-Academic honors... WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll... placed 18th with a personal best 23:55.5 at the West Coast Conference Championships... placed 55th at the NCAA DI West Region Championships with a personal best 10k time of 31:00... In track... closed out his career with best times of 3:57.22 in the 1,500m at the Steve Scott Invitational, 8:27.00 in the 3,000m at the West Coast Quadrangular, 14:10.09 in the 5,000m at the West Coast Invitational and 29:40.85 in the 10,000m at the Mt. SAC Relays... CoSIDA Academic All-District selection for cross country/track...
In cross country... WCC All-Academic first team honors... placed 37th overall at the West Coast Conference Championship in a time of 25:35.21... placed 93rd overall and recorded personal best of 31:18.37 (10k) at the NCAA DI West Regional Championships... in track... set LMU record in the 10,000m with a time of 29:38.26 at Mt. SAC Relays... set LMU's third fastest and personal best in the 5000m with a time of 14:22.68 at Oxy Invitational... set LMU's fourth fastest and personal best in the 3000m with a time of 8:27.51 at Pomona-Pitzer All-Comers... personal record in the 1500m with a time of 3:56.08 at Azusa Pacific Last Chance Qualifier... along with Weston Strum became the first LMU males to advance to the NCAA West Regional Preliminary... placed 35th in the 10,000m at the NCAA Regional with a time of 31:43.39...
In cross-country, ran four 8k races and one 10k race... Finish 6th with a 8k career best of 25:06.2 at the UC Riverside Invitational... recorded a 10k career best of 32:12 in the NCAA DI Regional championships... on the track, competed at three meets... finished 11th in the 5000m at the Ben Brown Invite in 15:03.35... at the LBSU Beach Classic, ran a 4:06.92 in the 1500m...
Ran three races for the Lions... ran a personal best 25:09.5 in the 8k at the UC Riverside Invitational... in track, won the Pomona-Pitzer All-Comers in the 3000m with a time of 8:40.06... had a personal best of 8:36.72 in the 3000m at the Spring Break Invitational where he finished 4th...
Finished 17th at the State meet in 15:33 at Woodward Park... won the DII Mt. Sac Varsity race in 15:19... in track, qualified for the State 3200m Championships, with a personal best of 9:07 at the Cerritos Masters meet... won the 5k race Camarillo Distance Classic in 15:25...
Kevin Scott Joerger was born May 17, 1992 in Santa Maria, CA to parents Bonnie Talcott and Scott Joerger... has two sisters, Melanie, who also runs for LMU Cross Country & Track, and Lexi, and one brother, Brian, who runs cross country at Thousand Oaks HS... a biochemistry major.
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