Women's Cross Country
Toreros break numerous records at the Bronco Invitational
Oct. 17, 2010
SUNNYVALE, Calif. - This past Saturday, the Torero Cross Country Team competed in the Santa Clara Invitational at Baylands Park featuring some great Division I competition, which included WCC teams and other west coast teams. This was a great preview for the West Coast Conference Championships and the NCAA West Regional Race.
The Men's 8k Race was highlighted by Sophomore Chris Flaherty who smashed his personal best with a 25:06 followed by Willie Schefer coming in at 25:36, and Erik Anderson with a time of 25:51 respectively.
"Chris had a phenomenal race where he raced determined and focused which led him to the ultimate prize a University of San Diego school record in the 8k race," said Head Coach Will Guarino.
"I felt strong and prepared, Coach has done a great job preparing us for these kind of races and I am proud of where I am right now," said Chris Flaherty.
On the Women's side, the team was lead by Sophomore Kristy Koenes who also smashed her personal best with a time of 17:37, also a USD school record.
"Records were broken today and I couldn't be prouder of the work each individual put in today's races," said Coach Lena Nilsson.
Following Koenes were finishes by Freshmen Gillian Gorelik with a time of 17:58, a freshmen school record and Sophomore Emerald Raney who ran 18:22 respectively.
"Today was a great day for Torero Cross County and today's results shows just how much our program has grown," said captain Jenessa Rose.
Catch your Toreros' in action this Friday, October 22nd as they compete in the Titan Invite in Fullerton, CA, the final tune-up before the WCC Championships.
Baylands Park Results 10/16/20
Women's Open Results
67. Maddie Levine 20:04.1
79. Alex Clancy 20:28.4
100. Lily Werthan 20:47.4
110. Melissa Lupinacci 21:00.5
114. Laura Wells 21:03.08
121. Lauren Infusino 21:17.8
126. Courtney Fitzpatrick 21:28.4
151. Katie Case 22:20.8
Women's Invite Results
20. Kristy Kones 17:37.2
46. Gillian Gorelik 17:58.2
75. Emerald Raney 18:22.7
91. Jessica McCarthy 18:32.4
98. Jenessa Rose 18:35.9 (58 seconds 1-5)
109. Tracy Vargo 18:41.9
110. Kirsten Allan 18:42.7 (1 minute 5 seconds (1-7)
116. Samantha Espindola 18:46.7
119. Christen Collins 18:51.1
131. Mackenzie Entrikin 19:02.4
Men's Invite Results
67. Chris Flaherty 25:06.0
97. Willie Schefer 25:36.1
112. Erik Anderson 25:51.8
134. John Cutter 26:24.9
142. AJ Agrawal 26:36.1 (1 minute 30 seconds between 1-5)
144. Kevin O'Malley 26:37.1
146. Kyle Carruthers 26:42.4 (1 minute 36 seconds between 1-7)
153. Cameron Erhardt 26:59.1
UN Shane Smith 27:07.1
164. Kevin Finnegan 27:46.3
166. John Maheu 27:53.4