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.
SJSU improves its result and fitness in its second competition of the season.
SPARTAN NOTES: Has competed for two seasons as a Spartan.
2017: Competed in six races, scoring twice, at the USF Invitational (9/2) and 4-mile Fresno Invitational (9/9)…best 8k time (26:15.3) came at the Mountain West Championship (10/27)…top finish was 14th at the Fresno Invitational.
2016: Competed in one race, San Francisco Invitational (9/3) finishing 103rd.
COLLEGE OF THE CANYONS: Competed for the Cougars in 2015 and placed 15th at the State Championships while earning Junior College All-American honors.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2015 graduate of William S. Hart High School in Santa Clarita, Calif...competed in cross country and track (coach Darren James)…best time was a 4:18 in the 1600m.
NICHOLAS: Majoring in computer science...enjoys skateboarding in his spare time...Nicholas Liebman is a native of Santa Monica, Calif..
CAREER CROSS COUNTRY FINISHES
|Fresno Invitational||21:33.1||14th||4 miles|
|Capitol Cross Challenge||28:11.0||140th||8k|
|Mountain West Championship||26:15.3||52nd||8k|
|NCAA West Regional Championship||33:44.3||187th||10k|
|San Francisco Invitational||27:56.4||103rd||8k|