Cross Country

Nunez, Mandel Top Runners At Capital Cross Challenge

Oct. 1, 2016

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -

Seniors Emilio Nunez and Pauline Mandel were the top runners for Long Beach State on Saturday morning at the Capital Cross Challenge at Haggin Oaks Golf Complex.

For the second consecutive race, Nunez led the way for the Beach, covering the men's 8,000-meter course in a time of 24:43.1, finishing in 31st place and leading LBSU to 11th with 275 points.

Chico State claimed the men's team title leading the field of 16 teams with 29 points, followed by Arizona (84) in second and California (114) in third.

Senior Kevin Ramirez placed 46th (24:55.5), followed by junior George Martinez in 58th (25:04.6) and senior Cameron Ford in 62nd (25:09.1).  Freshman Robert Daseler finished in 147th (26:58.1) and junior Jacob Orozco in 164th (28:24.9).

The Wildcats' William Reyes crossed the finish line in first-place with a time of 23:29.8.

On the women's side, Mandel ran the women's 5K course in a time of 22:18.4, leading the 49ers to 18th with 511 points.

Arizona State captured the team title leading the field of 19 teams with 72 points, followed by USC (139) in second and Cal Baptist (141) in third.

Senior Ashley Carrera finished in 125th (23:17.3), followed by freshmen Christie Nesbit in 141st (23:42.9) and Julie Vargas in 147th (23:49.4).  Junior Alexandra Lathos placed 188th (24:01.1).

The Sun Devils' Chelsey Albertson won the individual title with a 5K time of 20:20.8.

The 49ers return to action on Saturday, Oct. 15, for the Highlander Invitational hosted by UC Riverside.

Capital Cross Challenge
Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016
Haggin Oaks Golf Complex
Sacramento, Calif.

Men's 8K Team Results (16 teams)
1.  Chico State (29 points)
2.  Arizona (84)
3.  California (114)
4.  Cal Baptist (127)
5.  Loyola Marymount (169)
6.  Academy of Art (185)
7.  UC Davis (227)
8.  Cal State Fullerton (232)
9.  UC Riverside (253)
10.  Pepperdine (256)
11.  LONG BEACH STATE (275)
12.  UC Davis (304)
13.  Sacramento State (316)
14.  Richmond (358)
15.  American (396)
16.  CSUN (418)

LBSU Men's 8K Individual Results (172 runners)
31.  Emilio Nunez (24:43.1)
46.  Kevin Ramirez (24:55.5)
58.  George Martinez (25:04.6)
62.  Cameron Ford (25:09.1)
147.  Robert Daseler (26:58.1)
164.  Jacob Orozco (28:24.9)

Women's 5K Team Results (19 teams)
1.  Arizona State (72 points)
2.  USC (139)
3.  Cal Baptist (141)
4.  Loyola Marymount (147)
5.  Chico State (153)
6.  Cal State Fullerton (160)
7.  UC Davis (165)
8.  Richmond (225)
9.  UC Riverside (243)
10.  Hawai'i (253)
11.  San Diego State (260)
12.  California (280)
13.  USC (317)
14.  Sacramento State (346)
15.  CSUN (420)
16.  Academy of Art (421)
17.  Pacific (466)
18.  LONG BEACH STATE (511)
19.  Pepperdine (572)

LBSU Women's 5K Individual Results (174 runners)
81.  Pauline Mandel (22:18.4)
125.  Ashley Carrera (23:17.3)
141.  Christie Nesbit (23:42.9)
147.  Julie Vargas (23:49.4)
153.  Alexandra Lathos (24:01.1)


 

 

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