Oct. 10, 2012
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SAN BRUNO, Calif. -- LMU captured the Triton Invitational title last week, while six WCC teams saw action at the Stanford Invitational on Sept. 29.
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The Player of the Month for September is Loyola Marymount's Sheree Shea. Shea led the Lions to four top-four finishes in September, including a team and individual win at the CSU Fullerton Mark Covert Classic.
Six WCC teams saw action at the Stanford Invitational (9/29), with LMU finishing a conference-best sixth place overall. The Lions were led by senior Sheree Shea's seventh place individual finish, another WCC-best. San Francisco was close behind, finishing in 12th place. Santa Clara, San Diego, Saint Mary's and Pepperdine also competed, finishing in 19th, 20th, 23rd, and 32nd places, respectively.
BYU traveled east to Kentucky to take part in the Greater Louisville Invitational (9/29). The Cougars finished in 14th place, led by Rachel Stewart and Kathryn Vidmar.
Gonzaga's next stop found them in Springfield, Ore. for the Bill Dellinger Invitational (9/29). Lindsey Drake led the Bulldogs to a third place team finish, while earning a 13th place finish individually.
Portland also found themselves away from home as they saw action at the Roy Griak Invitational (9/29). The Pilots finished in sixth place, led by Gina Paletta.
Loyola Marymount brought home another victory, their second of the season after finishing first at the Triton Classic (10/6). San Diego also competed, finishing in 17th place.
Four WCC teams continue to appear in the USTFCCCA Regional Polls: BYU - 5th (Mountain), San Francisco - 5th (West), Portland - 9th (West), Gonzaga - 14th (West). San Francisco is also ranked 20th in the national poll.