CROSS COUNTRY CLOSES SEASON AT NCAA WEST REGIONAL
PORTLAND, Ore. — The Sacramento State men’s and women’s cross country teams closed out their 2007 seasons at the NCAA West Regional on Saturday. The men finished 15th overall while the women placed 30th.
Scott Grose led the Hornet men by running 32:02.65 to placed 73rd overall. He was followed by Colin Szehner who finished 98th overall in 32:35.30. Jeffrey Paneda recorded the third-fastest time on the team (32:55.45) to place 111th.
Jason Sey, Daniel Carlson and David Rabinowitz all crossed the line in the next 18 seconds. Sey ran 33:09.35 to place 117th. Carlson finished 120th in 33:12.50 and Rabinowitz ran 33:13.45 to place 121st.
Oregon won the men’s team title and were led by Galen Rupp who won the race in 29:35.45. The Ducks finished with 47 points and were followed by Portland (76), Stanford (100), California (112) and Cal Poly (116) in the top five.
In the women’s race, Erin Wachter paced the team with a time of 23:02.85 to place 145th overall. Renisha Robinson was second on the team in 23:14.90 to take 156th. Mary Wagner ran 23:42.75 and placed 173rd. Jodi Leal (23:48.30, 175th) and Lora Marchini (24:49.25, 195th) completed the lineup for the women.
Stanford won the team title with 33 points and claimed four of the top 10 spots. Oregon (72), Arizona State (106), Washington (118) and UC Santa Barbara (143) finished second through fifth, respectively. Stanford’s Teresa McWalters won the individual title by eight seconds after running 19:57.30.