Young Cross Country Runners Gain Experience At Bronco Invite
Oct. 15, 2011
A large group of cross country runners gained some valuable race experience on Saturday as they competed in Santa Clara at the Bronco Invitational. The men's team finished 14th, while the women's team placed 15th.
The women were led by JC transfer Danielle Low, who finished 67th with a time of 18:17.7. Sophomore Melissa Skiba finished 81st in a time of 18:21.8 as the No. 2 runner for the Bruins. Freshman Meghan Marvin (95th, 18:30.5) and sophomores Rachel Butler (99th, 18:31.5) and Paisley Pettway (106th, 18:36.0) rounded out the top five competitors for UCLA. Long Beach State won the team title with 94 points, while UCLA scored 384 for 15th.
The men's team were led by junior Alec Govi, who placed 53rd overall with a time of 25:05.9. Sophomore Joel Ambo was the No. 2 finisher for UCLA, placing 66th in a time of 25:15.3. Redshirt frosh Amjed Aboukhadijeh placed 99th (25:47.3), while sophomores Philip MacQuitty (112th, 25:56.6) and Daniel Rosales (113th, 25:58.2) were the final scorers for the Bruins on Saturday. Stanford won the team title with 38 points, while the Bruins were 14th with 373 points.
Women's Team Results (top 5 of 21 teams)
Women's Individual Results (175 runners)
Men's Team Results (top 5 of 19 teams)
Men's Individual Results (167 runners)
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