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The Lion men and women open the 2015 outdoor season at the West Coast Quadrangular and West Coast Relays.
Sheree Shea and Weston Strum both earned Second Team All-American honors from the USTFCCCA, the association announced Monday.
Weston Strum placed 10th in the 5k Friday night at the NCAA DI Outdoor Track & Field Championships.
In cross country... First Team WCC All-Academic honors... WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll... earned All-WCC first team honors by finishing 10th overall at the West Coast Conference Championships... recorded a personal best time of 23:49 in that meet... placed 32nd overall at the NCAA DI West Region Championships with a time of 30:36... In track... USTFCCCA Second Team All-American in the 5,000m... placed 10th at the NCAA DI Outdoor Track & Field Championships in the 5k... raced to a career and LMU record 13:47.19... placed seventh overall in the 5k (13:52.00) at the NCAA West Preliminary to advance to his first NCAA Championship... also set an LMU record in the 1,500m (3:42.67) at the Ben Brown Invitational... season best 8:15.50 in the 3,000m at the West Coast Quadrangular...
In cross country... All-WCC first team honoree... WCC All-Academic honorable mention honors... finished fourth at the Cal State Fullerton Season Opener with time of 25:17.8 in the 8k... placed 7th overall and recorded a personal best in 8k with time in 23:57.30 at West Coast Conference Championships... placed 45th overall at the NCAA DI West Regional Championship with a 10k personal best 30:29.94... in track... set LMU record and personal best in the 800m with time of 1:50.44 at Oxy Invitational... set LMU record and personal best in the 1500m with time of 3:46.50 at Mt. SAC Relays... set LMU record and personal best in the 5000m with time if 13:57.42 at Stanford Invitational... along with Kevin Joerger became the first LMU males to advance to the NCAA West Regional Preliminary... nearly became LMU's first male to advance to the NCAA Championship after a 13:59.79, 13th place finish in the 5000m at the NCAA West Regional...
In cross-country, placed third with a personal and season-best of 24:36.5 in the 8k at UC Riverside Invitational... ran personal-best in the 10k of 30:35 at NCAA DI West Region Championships... named first-team WCC All-Academic... served a red-shirt season on the track... Running unattached, won the 1500m at the Pomona-Pitzer Invite in 3:51.91... ran PR's in the 800m and 1500m at the Beach Invitational... recorded a second-place finish in the 3000m at the UCI Spring Break Invite in 8:13.53... in the 5000m, recorded a PR at the Oxy Invite in 14:04.50...
Winner of the Athlete of the Year award for Men's Cross Country and Track... ran five races for the Lions... finished 10th at the WCC Championships in 25:29... ran season-best 25:04 at UC Riverside Invitational in the 8k... won Pomona-Pitzer All-Comers (1 mile) at 4:20.33 and Ben Brown Invitational B race (5k) at 14:36.27... finished 3rd at the Triton Invitational with a time of 3:53.17 in the 1500m race...
Ran a personal record in every distance he raced his senior year... placed 6th at the State meet in 15:24 for the 5k course... placed second at the prestigious Stanford Invitational... won the Mt. Sac Invite in 15:30... on the track, won the Central Coast Section 1600m Final in 4:12... finished second at the 3200m State Championships in 8:56.42...
Weston K. Strum was born on January 17, 1992 in Walnut Creek, CA... he is the son of Wendy and Michael Strum... has a brother, Nathan, who runs at UC Davis... an accounting major.
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