Eight Lions Earn All-Academic Honorable Mention
Lion Women 11th, Men 13th and Shanahan Earns All-Region Honors
Teams Began Postseason Racing At Metropolitan Golf Links in Oakland
Several Lions Set Career-Best Times At Saturday's Meet
Men and Women Both Earn Third Place on Saturday in Sacramento
2016 Women’s Cross Country WCC All-Academic Honorable Mention … Competed in all six cross country races … Placed fifth at the Mark Covert Classic with a time of 18:28.0 (Sept. 3) … Took 12th at the WCC Preview at 23:00 (Sept. 17) … Finished 38th at the WCC Championships with a time of 22:01.9 (Oct. 21) ... Recipient of the Weber Athletic Scholarship.
In cross country... competed in six meets during her first cross country season with the Lions... season best 5k was 18:12.5, set at the Capital Cross Challenge (Oct. 3)... best 6k time was 21:21.1, set at the Santa Clara Invitational (Oct. 17)... placed 30th at the West Coast Conference Championships (Oct. 31), finishing the 6k course in 22:36.8... also ran 22:24.2 at the NCAA West Regional (Nov. 13).
In track... joined the Lions in the spring of 2015... best times were 4:56.04 in the 1,500m at the California Collegiate Invitational (Apr. 4), 17:36.16 in the 5,000m at the LBSU Beach Invitational (Apr. 18) and 11:45.97 in the 3,000m steeplechase at the Oxy Distance Carnival (Mar. 13).
Four-year varsity letterwinner in cross country and track at Simi Valley High School... In cross country... Ventura County Freshman runner of the year (2010)... Ventura County First Team (2010)... Marmonte League Second Team (2010)... Footlocker West Regional Frosh-Soph First Team (2010)... Ventura County Team Champions (2010-2014)... Marmonte League Team Champions (2010-2014)... CIF Southern Section Team Champions (2011)... CIF State 4th place as a team (2010-2011)... CIF State 3rd place as a team (2012)... In track...Marmonte League Team Champions (2012-14)... Ventura County Third Place finish in the 3,200m Sweepstakes Race (2014)... best marks were 2:29 in the 800m, 5:21 in the 1,600m and 11:07 in the 3,200m.
Madelyn Elizabeth Vorgitch was born April 30, 1996 in Simi Valley, CA... parents are Kimberly and Thomas Vorgitch... youngest of four... two older sisters are Danica and Allison... older brother Michael is a member of the LMU men's cross country and track teams... has volunteered at the Children's Hunger Fund... liberal studies major at LMU.
Cross Country - 4/17/2018
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Cross Country - 3/14/2018
Athletics Director William Husak Announces July Retirement
Cross Country - 1/9/2018
Student-Athletes to be Recognized at Thursday’s...
Cross Country - 11/27/2017
Polerecky, Shanahan Selected to WCC All-Academic Teams
Cross Country - 11/19/2017
Shanahan Finishes 43rd At NCAA Nationals
Cross Country - 11/16/2017
Shanahan To Compete At NCAA Cross Country Championships