Cross Country

Lino Almeida
Lino Almeida


Arcadia, CA

High School:
Arcadia HS

Briefly... Lino Almeida is in his junior season with LMU cross country after redshirting the 2006-07 academic year...

At LMU... 2007-08... placed eighth overall at the WCC Championship...named All-WCC first team as a result... in track, set LMU's best time in the 1 mile with a 4:32 at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational ... posted team's best time in the 800m with a 2:03 at the West Coast Track Challenge... recored team's third best time in the 1500m with a 4:05:67 at the Ben Brown Invitational... member of the 4x100 team that posted a team best 48:06 at the West Coast Track Challenge... 2006-07... utilized a red-shirt season... 2005-06... posted the all-time top finish for a Lion male at the WCC Championships with a time of 25:48 that earned him fourth place... named first-team All-WCC as a result... 25:48 at the WCC Championship set the LMU record for the 8000m at Crystal Springs... finished in the top-100 at the NCAA West Regional in 33:00... 2004-05... led LMU with a time of 34:01 at the NCAA Regionals... finished second among the Lions at the Stanford Invitational, crossing the line in a season-best 26:24 to finish in the top-100 overall... helped the Lions set a new school record at the Crystal Springs course with his time of 26:58, good for an 18th place finish at the WCC Championship... record time beat previous record of 27:01 set by Rick Weis (now LMU Assistant Coach) in 1996...

High School... a 2004 graduate of Arcadia High School in Arcadia, Calif... participated in cross country, soccer, and track... was a two-time All-Pacific League selection in cross country... was an All-CIF and All-State track runner his senior season, clocking a personal best of 4:17.66 for the 1600m in 2004... prep coach was Jim O'Brien... ran cross country and track in high school with LMU teammates Jonathan MacNeil and Paul Beckwith...

Personal... Goncalino Feijo Almeida was born February 20, 1986, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil... son of Anna and Goncalino Almeida... father is a jockey... has two sisters, Maria and Amelia... a natural science major.


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