Oct. 6, 2007
Born won the race with a time of 22:25; she was followed by Heffernan in second place with a time of 22:32. Also finishing in the top ten for the Dons was sophomore Mary Verran who was eighth overall with a time of 22:56. Freshman Amelia Holcombe was 14th overall (23:26), sophomore Christine Jowaiszas was 24th (23:51) and Elizabeth Noey rounded out the Dons runners in 25th place with a time of 23:55. Finishing behind the Dons 41 team points were second-place University of California-Berkeley (71), and Chico State and Cal State Stanislaus (114), who tied for third.
"Our women ran a solid team race today," said Head Coach Helen Lehman-Winters. "Michelle and Fallon executed well up front- they went out very controlled and ran the second half of the race very well. I am also pleased with how Mary Verran and Amelia Holcombe responded in today's competition."
The men finished third overall with 85 points behind first-place Chico State (33) and second-place California-Berkeley (40). The men were led by senior Cheyne Inman, who placed ninth overall with a time of 25:48. Running second and third for the Dons were senior Kenny Sparks (27th, 26:41) and sophomore Byron Williams (28th, 27:00). Freshman Ravi Amarawansa was 30th overall(27:03) and senior Jordan Zwick placed 34th (27:10) to round out the scoring for the Dons.
Next up is the Bronco Invitational next Saturday at Baylands Park. Complete results from today's meet will be posted when available.