Cross Country Fourth At Fresno State Invite

Lalida Maokhamphiou scored for the second time this season at the Fresno State Invitational.

Sept. 14, 2013


Full Results

Rebecca Garcia led San José State and scored in her ninth consecutive race at the Fresno State Invitational on Sunday Morning.

Garcia clocked a 20:07.70 and finished 22nd in the women's 5K event at Woodward Park. She was The Spartans' leader when they kicked the season off two weeks ago in the USF Invitational. 

As a team the Spartans finished in fourth place out of six teams and scored 121 points. Cal Poly had a near perfect score of 18 and took first place. The Mustangs' Ashley Berstrom was the top runner in a field of 65 with a time of 18:09.30.

Also in the top-25 for San José State was Aylin Mejia. She finished in 25th with a time of 20:11.80.

Nina Sassano in 32nd place, Lalida Maokhamphiou in 34th and  Alexandra Seda in 39th rounded out the scorers for San José State.

Also in competition for SJSU: Marissa Buckley (21:06.90, 40th), Karina Nunes (21:28.60, 43rd) and Joanna Reyes (21:57.20, 48th).

The Spartans' next competition is on September 28th at the Stanford Invitational in Palo Alto, Calif.

Team Results:

1. Cal Poly 18

2. CSU Fullerton 54

3. Fresno State 58

4. San Jose State 121

5. CSU Bakersfield

6. William Jessup 170

SJSU Results:

22. Rebecca Garcia 20:07.70

25. Aylin Mejia 20:11.80

32. Nina Sassano 20:31.50

34. Lalida Maokhamphiou 20:48.90

39. Alexandra Seda 21:04.90

40. Marissa Buckley 21:06.90

43. Karina Nunes 21:28.60

48. Joanna Reyes 21:57.20

Top Individuals:

1. Ashley Berstrom Cal Poly 18:09.30

2. Rachel Bush Cal Poly 18:14.80

3. Carina Mendoza Unattached 18:18.50

4. Annemarie Schwanz Fresno State 18:19.30

5. Mary Jo Wright Cal Poly 18:20.60