Burrola was timed in 16:16.66. Cheyne Inman of the University of San Francisco finished first with a clocking of 15:03.46.
Ryan Throne was the only other Spartan competing in the event. Throne was 12th with a time of 17:09.70.
San Jose State returns to action in September when it embarks on its traditional cross country season.
University of San Francisco Invitational track and field meet
Kezar Stadium, San Francisco, Calif.
April 29, 2006
5,000 meters 1, Cheyne Inman, USF,15:03.46. 2, Willliam Kipkoech Ngetich, Holy Names College, 15:16.49. 3, Josh Babiak, San Francisco State, 15:19.66. 4, Chris Gumbs, Santa Clara, 15:29.53. 5, Avery Blackwell, Santa Clara, 15:32.25. San Jose State finishers 7, Jose Burrola, 16:16.66. 12, Ryan Throne, 17:09.70.