SDSU CROSS COUNTRY TAKES NINTH PLACE AT THE HIGHLANDER INVITE

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Marissa D'Atri paces Aztecs

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October 13, 2018 (Riverside) - The San Diego State cross country team finished in ninth place out of 22 teams at the Highlander Invitational 5k Saturday morning. The Aztecs had a season-high 13 runners compete and were paced by Marissa D’Atri, who finished in 36th place with a time of 18:07.0.

Alize Hartke, who led the Aztecs the last time they ran a 5k, came in right behind D’Atri with a time of 18:11.3 (39th place). The rest of the SDSU top five consisted of Paige Comiso (51st; 18:22.1), Renee Laurenzana (56th; 18:27.9) and Renee Phillips (83rd; 18:58.7).

Natalie Regalado clocked in at 19:21.0 (104th) and was followed by Natalie Medina (121st; 19:36.4) and Isabelle Davis (138th; 20:01.2).

Other Aztecs competing included: Nyjari McNeil (151st; 20:15.3), Angela Wilson (174th; 20:51.2), Naomi Smitham (175th; 20:52.5), Sakura Roberson (202nd; 21:48.4) and Danielle Scott (223rd; 22:55.5).

STAT OF THE MATCH

Marissa D’Atri (9th) and Alize Hartke (10th) cracked the top ten for best times run on this 5k course by an Aztec. 60 SDSU runners have raced this course since 2003.

THE NOTE I

The Aztecs have had a different top finisher in all four of their races so far this season.

THE NOTE II

Four Aztecs who are traditionally mid-distance track runners made their XC debut: Nyjari McNeil (151st; 20:15.3), Angela Wilson (174th; 20:51.2), Sakura Roberson (202nd; 21:48.4) and Danielle Scott (22:55.5).

UP NEXT

The Mountain West Championships will be held at Morley Field in Balboa Park on Friday October 26th.

UCR Highlander Invitational 5k

Team Results (Out of 22 Teams)

Top 5 & SDSU 

1. Cal State Fullerton – 29

2. New Mexico State – 84

3. San Diego – 99

4. El Paso CC – 135

5. Embry-Riddle Arizona – 148

9. San Diego State – 218

Individual Results (Out of 251 Runners)

1. Gina Sereno (SoCal West) – 16:37.9

2. Emeline Delanis (Unattached) – 16:54.9

3. Samantha Huerta (CS Fullerton) – 17:03.4

4. Hannah Rasmussen (San Diego) – 17:08.8

5. Trinity Ruelas (CS Fullerton) – 17:11.7

36. Marissa D’Atri (SDSU) – 18.07.0 

39. Alize Hartke (SDSU) – 18:11.3

51. Paige Comiso (SDSU) – 18:22.1

56. Renee Laurenzana (SDSU) – 18:27.9

83. Renee Phillips (SDSU) – 18:58.7

104. Natalie Regalado (SDSU) – 19:21.0

121. Natalie Medina (SDSU) – 19:36.4

138. Isabelle Davis (SDSU) – 20:01.2

151. Nyjari McNeil – 20:15.3

174. Angela Wilson (SDSU) – 20:51.2

175. Naomi Smitham (SDSU) – 20:52.5

202. Sakura Roberson (SDSU) – 21:48.4

 

223. Danielle Scott (SDSU) – 22:55.5

Results


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