MEN'S CROSS COUNTRY OPENS SEASON WITH WIN AT AGGIE OPEN, WOMEN FINISH SECOND

MEN'S CROSS COUNTRY OPENS SEASON WITH WIN AT AGGIE OPEN, WOMEN FINISH SECOND

DAVIS, Calif. — The Sacramento State men's cross country had four of the top six finishers to win the team title at the Aggie Open on Saturday on the Putah Creek Reserve Course. The Hornet women finished second.

The men's team totaled 25 points to beat host UC Davis (30) for the first time in five seasons at the meet. Tyler Sickler led Sacramento State in his return to competition after a three-year absence. Sickler completed the 6K course in 18:48.32 to finish second overall. His time trailed only Jordy Ceja of UC Davis who ran 18:40.12 to win the individual title. Newcomer Tristen Thomson finished in fourth place in 18:53.57 and was immediately followed by Aidan Schraer (19:00.24) and Ryan Salcido (19:00.66). The final scorer for the team was Elijah Changco who finished in eighth place in 19:10.13.

Amy Quinones had the fastest time for the Hornet women. Quinones, who led the team in all six meets a year ago, placed third overall in 14:55.21. The individual winner was Julia Lemak of UC Davis who completed the 4K course in 14:48.84. Senior Gracie Albano ranked second on the team and was seventh overall in 15:25.47. The other three finishes which were counted by the team came from Savanna Perez (9th, 15:27.25), Rachel Victor (10th, 15:33.84) and Emma Armstrong (11th, 15:44.13).

UC Davis finished first in the team competition with 18 points while Sacramento State totaled 40.

The Hornets will have a weekend off before competing at the UC Riverside XC Invite on Sept. 16.

AGGIE OPEN
Putah Creek Reserve Course

Men's Team Results (6K)
1. Sacramento State 25
2. UC Davis 30

Men's Individual Resuls
1. Jordy Ceja, UCD, 18:40.12; 2. Tyler Sickler, SAC, 18:48.32; 3. Jon Horvvath, UCD, 18:50.30; 4. Tristen Thomson, SAC, 18:53.57; 5. Aidan Schraer, SAC, 19:00.24; 6. Ryan Salcido, SAC, 19:00.66; 7. Ryman Crone, UCD, 19:02.04; 8. Elijah Changco, SAC, 19:10.13; 9. David French, Unatt., 19:17.33; 10. Brad Needles, Unatt., 19:30.71; 11. Nick Ratto, Unatt., 19:35.42; 12. Jesus Salas, Jr., UCD, 19:43.47; 13. Anthony Sanchez, UCD, 19:44.35; 14. Tre Lockwood, SAC, 19:57.16; 15. Joe Shanahan, Uantt., 20:09.18; 16. Ross Walker, Unatt., 20:43.32; 17. Jorge Garcia, Unatt., 20:43.32; 18. Nicholas Churan, Unatt., 22:33.85.

Women's Team Reults (4K)
1. UC Davis 18
2. Sacramento State 40

Women's Individual Results
1. Julia Lemak, UCD, 14:48.84; 2. Sarah Anderson, UCD, 14:50.46; 3. Amy Quinones, SAC, 14:55.21; 4. Haley Adel, UCD, 15:02.89; 5. Megan MacGregor, UCD, 15:05.96; 6. Marty Wainfan, UCD, 15:22.53; 7. Gracie Albano, SAC, 15:25.47; 8. Lara Vetter, UCD, 15:26.57; 9. Savanna Perez, SAC, 15:27.25; 10. Rachel Victor, SAC, 15:33.84; 11. Emma Armstrong, SAC, 15:44.13; 12. Denise Reis, SAC, 15:49.57; 13. Megan Aurnig. SAC. 15:50.48; 14. Jordan Stefani, UCD, 15:58.79; 15. Amelia Pear, SAC, 15:58.97; 16. Lauren Powers, UCD, 16:03.44; 17. Alexis Bullman, UCD, 16;17.54; 18. Tatjana Kunz, SAC, 16:30.91; 19. Morgan Bowman, UCD, 17:11. 52; 20. Sara Stevens, SAC, 17:32.60; 21. Cagnei Duncan, SAC, 17:56.31.