Nov. 14, 2012
The #22-ranked men's cross country team had four runners named All-Region honorees today by the United State Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches (USTFCCCA). The four Bruins recognized by the USTFCCCA for their outstanding performances were senior David McDonald, juniors Dustin Fay and Nohe Lema, and sophomore Lane Werley.
The UCLA men's team is now headed to Saturday's NCAA Championships after receiving an at-large bid over the weekend. Led by distance coach Forest Braden, Saturday's race will showcase all four All-Region honorees as well as Sergey Sushchikh, Patrick Douglas, Daniel Herrera, Daniel Rosales, Chase Zukerman and Jacob Wood.
The Bruins will be looking to build on their third place finish at the NCAA West Regional on Nov. 10 in Seattle, Wash. Werley had an outstanding fifth place finish, while Lema, Fay and McDonald finished 21st, 22nd and 23rd, respectively.
The University of Louisville will host the Championships, Saturday, Nov. 17, at E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park, located in Louisville, Kentucky. The men's race will begin at approximately 10:15 am Pacific time. A live webcast of the championships will be broadcast from 9 am to 10:30 am Pacific time, on NCAA.com.