SAN BRUNO, Calif. -- WCC non-conference action continues this weekend as two teams travel to select invitationals.
WCC QUICK HITS
All nine West Coast Conference schools made their season debuts this past Saturday, September 1.
Loyola Marymount opened with a win at the Mark Covert Classic. The Lions were led by junior Weston Strum (4th individually), and placed all five runners in the top 11 individually (4-5-8-9-11). San Diego and Pepperdine also competed, finishing in 13th and 17th place.
Portland opened with a 2nd place finish at the Pier Park Invitational. The Pilots placed three runners in the top-10.
San Francisco hosted the annual USF Invitational, finishing in third place out of 17 teams. Santa Clara was close behind in 5th place, while Saint Mary's finished in 11th place.
BYU topped the field at the Aggie Invitational, led by Steve Flint's runner-up finish. Spencer Gardner and Thomas Gruenewald finished 4th and 5th, respectively.
Gonzaga finished 2nd at the Clash of the Inland Northwest, featuring top-10 finishes by Tate Kelly and Chris Boyle.
Two teams see action this coming weekend as Loyola Marymount attends the UC Irvine Invitational and Santa Clara appears at the Hornet Jamboree.
The 2012 WCC Cross Country Championships will be held at Fernhill Park in Portland, Ore. on October 27.