The men's team took third and the women were seventh at the UCSD Triton Invite.
Racing begins at 8:30 a.m. with the men's 8K, followed by the women's 5K at 9:15 a.m. at Carbon Canyon Regional Park.
Grace Graham-Zaumdio headlines four Lions earning WCC academic honors.
The women's 6k race begins at 11 a.m. followed by the men's 10k at noon on the Stanford Golf Course.
The LMU women's cross country team placed third and the men took sixth at the 2014 WCC Championships Saturday.
Cross Country at Mark Covert Classic - Sept. 5, 2015
Cross Country at Mark Covert Classic - Aug. 30, 2014 Photos by Jeff Golden
In cross country... competed in three meets, including two 5ks and one 6k... best 5k time was 19:47.17 at the Cal State Fullerton Titan Invitational (Oct. 23)... ran a 26:01.11 6k at the UCSD Triton Invitational (Oct. 10)...
In cross country... competed in seven meets... personal best 5k time of 17:42.72 at the Vanguard Invitational... placed 38th at the West Coast Conference Championships, finishing the 6k in personal-record time (21:35.6)... placed 164th in 23:05.9 at the NCAA West Region Championships... WCC All-Academic Honorable Mention selection... In track... best times included 4:52.50 in the 1,500m at the Cal State LA Invitational (Mar. 7), 10:24.50 in the 3,000m at the West Coast Quadrangular (Feb. 21) and 11:35.17 in the 3,000m steeplechase at the Aztec Invitational (Mar. 27)...
In cross country... ran a 6k personal best at the West Coast Conference Preview Meet with a time of 22:11.93... 5k personal best of 18:25.2 at the Cal State Fullerton Titan Invitational... competed in six total meets... WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll... In track... set an LMU record in the 3,000m steeplechase with a time of 10:32.99 at the West Coast Invitational... qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary... concluded her rookie season with a 10:53.24, 40th place finish at the NCAA West Preliminary... also had season best times of 4:40.46 in the 1,500m at the West Coast Last Chance Meet and 10:11.00 in the 3,000m at the West Coast Quadrangular...
Graduate of Inglemoor High School... ran cross country and track for four years under coaches Kelly Richards, Frank Schuck and DJ Baddely... team captain during junior and senior season... All-City for three years... All-KingCo 4A conference for three years... All-District 1 League selectee for three seasons... All-Sate Division 4A as a junior and senior... finished Top-10 in state in 2012...
Kyra Marie Burke was born April 18, 1995 in Seattle, Wash.... Parents are Dana Plant and Gordon Burke... has one younger brother, Cooper... volunteered at library and many local road races... considered Iowa State University, Boise State and Washington State University before deciding to attend LMU... Business Marketing major...
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