Spartans 26th at NCAA West Regional Men's Cross Country Championships

Gresham, Ore.----The San Jose State men’s cross country team finished 26th out of the 26 teams that competed at the NCAA West Regional Championships hosted by the University of Portland on November 15, 2003.

The Spartans finished with a team score of 809. Stanford won the race with 18 points, which is three points away from a perfect score. Cal Polytechnic finished second with 110 points in the 10 km race.

Head Coach Augie Argabright said, "We competed against seven of the top teams in the country. I think our team competed as well as they possibly could."

Senior Jesse MecLeod was the top finisher for the Spartans placing 125th with a 33:04 time. Ian Dobson, from Stanford, was first with a 29:32 clocking.

Final Results for the Men’s Cross Country Meet
NCAA West Regional Championships
Portland, Oregon

Team Scores
1. Stanford, 18; 2. Cal Polytechnic, 110; 3. Arizona, 132; 4. Washington, 162; 5. Oregon, 164; 6. Portland, 169; 7. California-Los Angeles, 178; 8. Arizona State, 189; 9. Washington State, 252; 10. California-Berkley, 257; 11. California-Santa Barbara, 282; 12. Boise State, 359; 13. (T) Idaho, 435; Cal-State Fullerton, 435; 15. Long Beach State; 16. California-Irvine, 451; 17. Eastern Washington, 476; 18. Portland State, 508; 19. California-Riverside, 518; 20. Cal State-Northridge, 567; 21. Gonzaga, 614; 22. Santa Clara, 628; 23. Cal State-Sacramento, 692; 24. Pepperdine, 724; 25. San Diego, 772; 26. San Jose State, 809.

Individual Leaders
1, Ian Dobson, Stanford, 29:32. 2, Ryan Hall, Stanford, 29:33. 3, Robert Cheseret, Arizona, 29:35. 4, Donald Sage, Stanford, 29:42. 5, Adam Tenforde, Stanford, 29:44.

San Jose State Finishers
125. Jesse McLeod, 33:04
171. Mobin Ghoury, 36:02
174. Justin Chaudoin, 36:50
175. Victor Ortiz, 37:17
176. Bryan Hillberg, 37:33.