Cross Country Concludes Season at NCAA Regionals in Fresno

Los Angeles, Calif. - The Loyola Marymount men's and women's cross country teams concluded their 2000 seasons Saturday as seven Lions competed as individuals at the NCAA District 9 Regional Championships, held at Woodward Park in Fresno, Calif.

Leading the LMU men's contingent in the NCAA Regionals for a second consecutive year was sophomore Eddie Giron, who crossed the finish line 139th overall in a time of 36:30. The men's race was a 10,000-meter event rather than the traditional 8K. On the women's side senior Traci Pantuso was the top Loyola Marymount finisher in 154th place (24:16).

LMU Individual Men's Results:
139. Eddie Giron - 36:30
148. Michael Cortez - 39:59
149. Mark D'Amico - 40:49

LMU Individual Women's Results
154. Traci Pantuso - 24:16
177. Erin Junkin - 25:11
178. Jenny Atkinson - 25:21
192. Holly Turney - 31:24