Lance Capel

Lance  Capel


Laguna Niguel, CA

High School:
Dana Hills HS




Lions Await NCAA Selection

The regular-season wrapped up last weekend and select athletes now wait for NCAA postseason selection.


Five PRs at Oxy Invite

A quintet of Lion men lowered their person best times at Saturday's Occidental Invitational.


Commencement #LMU16 Honors

Congratulations to 81 student-athletes who were a part of Graduation on Saturday.


Commencement #LMU16 Honors

Congratulations to 81 student-athletes who were a part of Graduation on Saturday.


Potential Regional Qualifiers at Steve Scott Invite

Kelli Capel and Kayla de Bondt turned in potential NCAA qualifying times to lead the Lions at the Steve Scott Invite.

At LMU...
In cross country... competed in seven meets... personal best 8k time was 25:14.3 at the West Coast Conference Championships... finished 42nd overall at the league championship... competed in his first NCAA West Regional... placed 116th overall in 31:38.9 (10k)... In track... ran a PR of 4:04.57 in the 1,500m at the Cal State LA Invitational (Mar. 7) and a PR 14:57.92 in the 5K at the Oxy Invitational (May 9)... also a season best 8:50.70 in the 3,000m at the West Coast Quadrangular (Feb. 21)...

In cross country... competed in eight meets... season best 8k time of 25:22.2 at the Santa Clara Bronco Invitational... In track... best marks included 4:13.28 in the 1,500m at the Triton Invitational, 8:57.61 in the 3,000m at the Cal State LA Invitational and 15:11.00 in the 5,000m at the Ben Brown Invitational...

In cross country... season best of 26:47.0 at the UC Irvine Invitational... in track... set LMU's 17th fastest in 3000m with time of 8:49.00... best time in the 1500m was 4:08.29 at LBSU Beach Classic... best time in the 5000m was15:42.49 at Occidental Distance Carnival...

High School... graduate of Dana Hills High School... ran cross-country for 4 years and track for 3 years under head coach Tim Butler... was captain of his cross country & track teams his junior and senior years... named All-Orange County in cross-country for his junior and senior years... All-South Coast League in cross-country during his sophomore season... All-CIF in cross-country his junior year... ran 3-mile in 14:51... team won Orange County championship, state runner-up, and CIF final runner up in cross-country... received Best Captain award, Character award twice, and Varsity Most Improved award... in track, 3-year starter... named All-Orange County junior and senior year... received All-CIF Division I honors... ran 800m in 2:00, 1600m in 4:21, 3200m in 9:17... received Best Dolphin Award in track... two-time league champ and two-time Orange County champ... played one year of baseball under coach Joe Kuo... starter at second base, catcher and pitcher... named to Superintendent's Honor Roll (6 times), Principal's Honor Roll, 5-time scholar athlete, and Dolphin Pride Silver Award winner... competed against fellow freshman Ryan Vargas in high school... covered in the OC Varsity...

Personal... Lance Michael Capel was born July 19, 1994 to parents Arleta Mastropaolo and Lance Capel in Redlands, CA... he has two brothers and two sisters... volunteered with Dolphin Pride community and school service, the California Scholarship Federation, Coast Hills Community Church, and as a speaker at the Fellowship of Christian Athletes... considered Columbia, UC Davis, UCLA, Washington, Dartmouth, Westmont and the University of Colorado at Boulder before deciding to attend LMU... chose LMU because he loved the campus, the cross country and track teams, LMU's academics and the fact that it has a strong athletic training program... an athletic training major...


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