Huruy Zeratsion was the team's top finisher in 69th place.
This was the first time five of the six Spartans who competed in Albuquerque had raced in a collegiate conference championship.
Huruy Zeratsion has been the team's top finisher in each of the three races he has run this year.
Spartans finished in ninth place among 22 teams.
SPARTAN NOTES: Has competed for one year as a Spartan.
2017: Scored in three of the four races in which he competed…best 8k time (25:50.1) came at the Bronco Invitational (10/14) where he finished 114th…top finish (49th) came at the Mountain West Championship (10/27) where he ran a 25:54.9…was 92nd (26:30.1) at the Capitol Cross Challenge (9/30)…was 151st in 32:38.6 at the 10k NCAA West Regional Championship (11/10).
MOUNT SAN ANTONIO COLLEGE: Competed for Mt. Sac (coach Daniel Ozan) in 2016…top 8k time was 26:58.3…top four-mile time was 21:34…competed in 2014-15 & 2015-16 in track (coach Doug Todd)…top times were 1:53 (800m), 4:04 (1500m), 8:56 (3000m).
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2014 graduate of Glen A. Wilson High School in Hacienda Heights, Calif.…earned three letters in cross country and track (coach Mark Fressenden)…as a freshman won the Valle Vista League 1600m championship (4:56.49) and in 2014 was the league’s 800m champion (1:59.6)
JAVIER: Plans to major in communication studies with a minor in business…in his spare time enjoys outdoor activities…the son of Delma and Laurencio Ubaldo.
CAREER CROSS COUNTRY FINISHES
|Capitol Cross Challenge||26:30.1||92nd||8k|
|Mountain West Championship||25:54.9||49th||8k|
|NCAA West Regional Championship||32:38.6||151st||10k|