UCLA Finishes 13th at NCAA Cross Country Championships
Nov. 17, 2012
The UCLA men's cross country team recorded an impressive 13th place finish (376 points) at the NCAA Cross Country Championships on Saturday at the E.P. Tom Sawyer State Golf Course in Louisville, Kentucky. Sophomore Lane Werley ran an extraordinary race finishing in 25th place in a time of 29.49.5 to lead his Bruin teammates to one of the squad's best performances in recent history.
Led by the All-American performance of Werley, junior Dustin Fay and redshirt senior David McDonald both finished in the top 100 out of 245 runners. Fay came in 86th place with a time of 30:37.1, while McDonald was a second behind in 90th place with a time of 30:38.1.
Junior Daniel Herrera registered a time of 30:58.3 and came in 128th place. Herrera was followed by junior Nohe Lema, who finished in 155th place with a time of 31:09.1. Rounding out the Bruin's team performance was redshirt freshman Sergey Sushchikh in 171st place in a time of 31:19.4.
In the team's ninth appearance in an NCAA Championship, the Bruins 13th place finish marks the fifth best all-time and the highest finish by the squad since 1985 when the team finished in 12th place.
Men's Individual Results
Team Results (Top 15 of 31)
1. Oklahoma State, 72 points
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