The LMU men's and women's cross country teams closed out their fall season placing 15th and 11, respectively, at the 2013 NCAA Division I West Regional Championship at Haggin Oaks Golf Course in Sacramento.
Racing at Alumni Park on the campus of Pepperdine University Saturday morning in Malibu, the LMU men's and women's cross country teams placed a respective third and fourth at the 2013 West Coast Conference Championships.
Batting thunderstorms, delays and a muddy course, the Lion women placed second while the men placed 5th at the 25th Annual Chile Pepper Invite.
The LMU men's and women's cross country teams kicked off the 2013 season on a high note, sweeping the field at the 2013 Mark Covert Classic hosted by Cal State Fullerton Saturday at Carbon Canyon Park.
2013 WCC Cross Country Championships in Malibu, Calif.
Indoor Track: Finished 10th in the College section of the 5000 meters at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational with a time of 14:50.03 and came in 12th at the Great Dane Classic (15:16.33).
Outdoor Track: Ran the 10000 meters at the BIG EAST Championships and came in 15th with a time of 33:35.01 ... Competed twice during the season in the 5000 meters and registered a personal best time of 14:44.39 at the Sam Howell Invitational ... Came in 25th in the College section at the Penn Relays (14:53.98) ... Finished 13th out of 117 runners in the 1500 meters at the Danny Curran Invitational (4:01.33) ... Lowered his 1500 meters time to a personal best mark of 3:59.60 at the Swarthmore Last Chance Meet.
Indoor Track: Ran two races each in the 3000 meters and the 5000 meters ... Placed third in the 5000 meters with a then career-best time of 14:52.42 at the Albany Great Dane Invitational ... Also came in 17th in the college section of the race at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational (15:14.40) ... Placed seventh in the 3000 meters (8:55.07) at the Jack Pyrah Invitational and eighth in a personal best time of 8:39.64 at the NYRR I meet.
Outdoor Track: Ran the 10000 meters at the BIG EAST Championships and came in 12th with a time of 31:29.57 while running the event for the first time ... Set a personal best time in the 5000 meters at the Larry Ellis Invitational, where he came in 13th in his section with a mark of 14:47.07 ... Was also 13th in his section of the 5000 meters at the Colonial Relays with a time of 14:50.04 ... Came in 28th in the 1500 meters at the Big Five Invite to open the season, where he registered a time of 4:07.96 ... Established a personal best in the 1500 meters with a mark of 4:01.11 at the Swarthmore Last Chance Meet.