Cross Country

Lance Capel
Lance Capel


Laguna Niguel, CA

High School:
Dana Hills HS



Shanahan Scores Another Top-10 Finish

Danielle Shanahan and Grace Graham-Zamudio led the LMU women while Daniel Gibson paced the men at the Pre-National Invitational.


Lion Harriers Race at Pre-Nationals

LMU's men's and women's cross country teams will face a true test Saturday at the Pre-Nationals Invitational in Terre Haute, Ind.


Four Top 10 Finishes at Vanguard Invite

LMU's men's cross country team took first place while the Lion women's team placed third.


Cross Country Back in Action at Vanguard Invite

LMU's 'B' squads kick off the month of October at the Vanguard Invitational in Costa Mesa Saturday.


Championships Honors at 9th Annual Iggys

Conference titles by men's soccer and women's water polo highlight 2014 Lions Athletic Fund Iggy Awards on Thursday Night.


Cross Country at Mark Covert Classic - Aug. 30, 2014

Cross Country at Mark Covert Classic - Aug. 30, 2014 Photos by Jeff Golden


2013 WCC Cross Country Championships

2013 WCC Cross Country Championships in Malibu, Calif.

At LMU...
In cross country... competed in eight meets... personal best 8k time of 25:22.2 at the Santa Clara Bronco Invitational... In track... best marks included 4:13.28 in the 1,500m at the Triton Invitational, 8:57.61 in the 3,000m at the Cal State LA Invitational and 15:11.00 in the 5,000m at the Ben Brown Invitational...

In cross country... personal best of 26:47.0 at the UC Irvine Invitational... in track... set LMU's 17th fastest in 3000m with time of 8:49.00... personal best in the 1500m with a time of 4:08.29 at LBSU Beach Classic... personal best in the 5000m with a time of 15:42.49 at Occidental Distance Carnival...

High School...
Graduate of Dana Hills High School... ran cross country for four years and track for three years under head coach Tim Butler... was captain of his cross country & track teams his junior and senior years... named All-Orange County in cross country for his junior and senior years... All-South Coast League in cross country during his sophomore season... All-CIF in cross-country his junior year... ran 3-mile in 14:51... team won Orange County championship, state runner-up, and CIF final runner up in cross country... received Best Captain award, Character award twice, and Varsity Most Improved award... in track, 3-year starter... named All-Orange County junior and senior year... received All-CIF Division I honors... ran 800m in 2:00, 1600m in 4:21, 3200m in 9:17... received Best Dolphin Award in track... two-time league champ and two-time Orange County champ... played one year of baseball under coach Joe Kuo... starter at second base, catcher and pitcher... named to Superintendent's Honor Roll (6 times), Principal's Honor Roll, 5-time scholar athlete, and Dolphin Pride Silver Award winner... competed against fellow freshman Ryan Vargas in high school... covered in the OC Varsity...

Lance Michael Capel was born July 19, 1994 to parents Arleta Mastropaolo and Lance Capel in Redlands, CA... he has two brothers and two sisters... volunteered with Dolphin Pride community and school service, the California Scholarship Federation, Coast Hills Community Church, and as a speaker at the Fellowship of Christian Athletes... considered Columbia, UC Davis, UCLA, Washington, Dartmouth, Westmont and the University of Colorado at Boulder before deciding to attend LMU... chose LMU because he loved the campus, the cross country and track teams, LMU's academics and the fact that it has a strong athletic training program... an athletic training major.


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