Men's Cross Country 14th at Bronco Invite

Santa Clara, Calif. - San Jose State men's cross country finished in 14th place out of 19 teams at the Santa Clara Bronco Open on October 16.

     Alfredo Coronado led the Spartans who finished with a total of 394 points. Lamar University took first place with 51 points.

     Coronado finished the 8K course in 24:34.9 and took 23rd place individually. Irvin Garcia (100, 25:37.2), and Sterling Granger (120, 26:00.7) followed in spots 2-3 for San Jose State. Alan Shelton (131, 26:20.0) and Alan Shelton (131, 26:20.0) rounded out the scorers for San Jose State.

     "We were glad to have most of our runners competing in this tough field to gear us up for the WAC Championship in two weeks," said head coach Augie Argabright. "Alfredo improved his time significantly from last year's race here, and our runner look to be improving as the year goes on."

     San Jose State men's cross country's next action comes at the Western Athletic Conference Championship on October 30 in Moscow, Idaho.

SJSU Invitational Results:
23 Alfredo Coronado 24:34.9
100 Irvin Garcia  25:37.2
120 Sterling Granger 26:00.7
131 Alan Shelton  26:20.0
149 Kellen Cole  26:45.0
160 Luke Galvan  27:29.7
167 Hector Lopez-Garcia 27:56.0

Invitational Team Results:
1. Lamar   51
2. Chico State   62
3. UC Davis A   113
4. Univ. of San Francisco 127
5. Boise State   137
6. Long Beach State  199
7. Fresno State   201
8. Sacramento State  253
9. Santa Clara   257
10. Stanford   258
11. Univ. of New Mexico  262
12. UCLA   269
13. Northwest Nazarene  333
14. San Jose State  394
15. Univ. of San Diego  420
16. San Francisco State  440
17. Saint Mary's College 490
18. Pepperdine   542
19. Academy of Art  596

Invitational Top 5:
1 Jon Peterson UC Davis A           23:45.1
2 Jeff Howard Boise State          23:54.4
3 Matt Johnsen Lamar                23:55.2
4 Bob Ahimbisbwe Lamar                23:56.9
5 Handa Brent Chico State          23:57.3

SJSU Open Results:
33       515 Juan Ruiz               JR   San Jose State       26:52.3
55       498 Alex Esparza            JR   San Jose State       27:31.5
59       494 Antonio Cantu              JR   San Jose State       27:48.7

Open Top 5:
1 Jk Withers     Unattached            25:18.6
2 Zadrozna Zachary     Chico State     25:33.4
3 Truesdell DonaldChico State     25:39.7
4 Jimenez JulioChico State        25:43.1
5 Adam SmithU of San Francisco    25:46.3