A trio of individuals as well as both LMU men's and women's track teams were honored Tuesday by the USTFCCCA as the organization released it's All-Academic honors for the 2013 Division I indoor and outdoor track & field seasons.
Weston Strum placed 13th in the men's 5K to lead four Lions at the 2013 NCAA Track & Field West Preliminary Round.
Sheree Shea, Caroline Draper, Kevin Joerger and Weston Strum will all compete in next week's NCAA Division I 2013 Outdoor Track & Field Championships West Preliminary Round hosted by the University of Texas.
The LMU men's and women's track teams have wrapped up the 2013 regular-season, competing in a trio of
All-time leading scorer Alex Cowling claimed Female Athlete of the Year while Colin Welmon and Anthony Ireland shared the Male Athlete of the Year honor.
RJ/JJK Invitational at UCLA
Briefly... Weston Strum is in his third season with LMU Cross Country and Track & Field... named LMU Men's Cross Country & Track Athlete of the Year in 2010-11... named First Team WCC All-Academic in cross-country in 2011...
At LMU... 2011-12... 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...
At LMU... 2010-11... 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...
High School... 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...
Personal... 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.