Season Opener at Fullerton

Sept. 3, 2010

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - This weekend the Lions will open up their fall season with a partial squad race at the Fullerton Invite at Carbon Canyon Park in Brea, CA. The Lions will race a partial squad this weekend to kick off their season and are planning to race a full team at UC Riverside in two more weeks.

The women will run at in the Invitational heat at 8:30 am over a 6k course while the men will run the 8k Invitational race at 9:00am. There are 238 men entered to race and 281 women in the race with Division 1 competition from Long Beach State, UCLA and Cal State Fullerton.

For the women, freshmen Alyssa Bellia, Laura Delgado, Michelle Hickerson, Brittnie Munos and Kelly Shogren will see action for the first time in Lion jerseys. Returners Marissa Diehl, Shea Franklin, Jessica Mumaugh and Jillian Jaccard will also be competing for the Lions in their first race this fall season.

On the men's side returners Oran Arms, Michael Carlone and Matthew Duncan will be competing for the Lions. Freshman Mike Evans, Henry Jordan, RJ Larrieu and Dan Smith will see their first action in their collegiate career.





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