SJSU improves its result and fitness in its second competition of the season.
Zeratsion lead the Spartans with a 26:16.5 over the 8k course.
SPARTAN NOTES: In his first year as a Spartan.
UC DAVIS: Competed for the Aggies (coach Rahn Sheffield) four times in 2016…best placing was 10th at the Aggie Open (19:00 – 6k)…best 8K time, 25:39.7, achieved at the Bronco Invitational...also raced at the Big West Conference Championships (27:02.4) and the NCAA West Regionals (32:47.4).
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2016 graduate of Torrey Pines High School in San Diego, Calif…earned three letters in both cross country and track (coach Brent Thorne)…a member of the 2013 and 2015 CIF San Diego Section Division I Cross Country Championship team…as a junior was the individual CIF San Diego Section Division I Cross Country Champion…in his senior year won the San Diego Section Open Division 3200m Championship…best time include a time of 1:57.5 (800m), 4:22.1 (1600m), and a 9:16.1 (3200m) and 15:46 (5k).
CHARLIE: Majoring in history…the son of Margaret and Charles Pope…Charles Pope is a native of San Diego, California.