WCC Foes Battle in Orinda
LMU, Santa Clara, San Francisco and the Gaels will meet at the West Coast Quadrangular and Relays hosted by Saint Mary's this weekend.
Feb. 22, 2013
LOS ANGELES -- This weekend, LMU joins fellow West Coast Conference members Santa Clara, San Francisco and host Saint Mary's at the West Coast Quadrangular and Relays. A full squad of Lions will compete Saturday and Sunday in Orinda, Calif. with their compatriots from the WCC.
Event: West Coast Relays
Joerger finished the 3000-meter run in 8:27.51, setting a new personal record in the process. Junior Drew Dalton finished third overall, with a time of 8:35.55. Douglas Petree and Michael Vorgitch, came in at 8:39.08 and 8:41.07, for fourth and fifth, respectively. Freshman Michael Duncan ran the 3k in 8:50.86, which placed him 10th. Senior Michael Carlone placed 12th in 8:52.41, establishing a new personal-best rime. Fellow senior Greg Innes was a second behind at 8:53.28, also a new PR, for 14th overall.
For the LMU women, a block of five Lions finished between third and seventh. Senior Cassandra Salazar lead the pack with a time of 10:19.68. Callie Mulgannon and Sarah Vitug set PRs finishing in 10:20.10 and 10:21.75. Senior Caroline Draper had a time of 10:25.10. Freshman Kelli Sugimoto rounded out the Lions' front five in 10:25.18.
A second-place finish at the University of Portland's West Coast All-Star Mile preceded his record-setting performance in Seattle. Strum finished with a time of 4:15.79, only five-hundredths of a second behind Portland's Izaic Yorks's 4:15.74, which set a new record at the annual event which took place during halftime of the LMU-Portland men's basketball game. The race featured runners from Portland's track & field team, in addition to members of the Bowerman Athletic Club and the Men of Troy.
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