Junior Chris Enriquez crossed the finish line in 32:58.9 to come in 234th place at the NCAA Division I Cross Country Championships.
Nov. 23, 2013
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. - Long Beach State junior Chris Enriquez wrapped up the 2013 cross country season at the NCAA Division I Championships at LaVern Gibson Cross Country Course in Terre Haute, Ind., Saturday morning. Enriquez was the first 49er in over 25 years to qualify for the NCAA Cross Country Championships.
In cold, windy and muddy conditions, Enriquez moved up one spot over the final two kilometers of the 10K course to place 234th with a time of 32:58.9.
Last weekend, Enriquez ran a lifetime-best 29:55 in the 10K at the NCAA West Regional in Sacramento. He earned all-region honors with a 10th-place showing. Enriquez was also an All-Big West performer, crossing the finish line in fifth at the conference championships.
Men's 10K Team Results (Top-Five)
1. Colorado (149 points)
2. Northern Arizona (169)
3. Oklahoma State (230)
4. BYU (267)
5. Oregon (274)
Men's 10K Individual Results (253 runners)
1. Edward Cheserek - Oregon (29:41.1)
2. Kennedy Kithuka - Texas Tech (29:59.1)
3. Maksim Korolev - Harvard (29:59.5)
4. Futsum Zienasellassie - Northern Arizona (30:05.7)
5. Jim Rosa - Stanford (30:08.9)
6. Stanley Kebenei -Arkansas (30:10.1)
7. Andrew Colley - NC State (30:12.5)
8. Ben Saarel - Colorado (30:14.1)
9. Patrick Tiernan - Villanova (30:15.7)
10. Luke Caldwell - New Mexico (30:17.2)
234. Chris Enriquez - Long Beach State (32:58.9)
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