Hicks Leads Spartans For 2nd Meet In A Row

Stanford, Calif.-----Senior Jenna Hicks was San Jose State University's top finisher for the second meet in a row with her 61st place finish at the Stanford Invitational women's cross country meet.

Hicks posted a 6,000-meter time of 23:00 in the team's first 6k race of the season. Freshman Beth Raymond was the next Spartan to cross the finish line with a 23:47 time.

As a team, San Jose State finished 21st in the 33-team field.

“This meet was a learning experience for us with so many outstanding teams in the field. It will help us grow the rest of the season and we should see the benefits from this meet by the time we get to the WAC Championship,” said head coach Augie Argabright.

The Spartans return to action, Friday, October 10, at the San Francisco State Invitational.

The Team scores 1, Stanford, 43; 2, UC Davis, 122; 3, Azusa Pacific, 183; 4, California, 191; 5, UCLA, 202; 6, tie, UCLA, Chico State, Utah, 227; 9, UC Santa Barbara, 261; 10, USF, 314; 11, Long Beach State, 324; 12, Loyola Marymount, 338; 13, Pepperdine, 343; 14, Santa Clara, 345; 15, University of Victoria, 372; 16, Bowling Green, 375; 17, Sacramento State, 421; 18, Seattle, 447; 19, Cal Poly, 483; 19, Ohio State, 542; 21, SAN JOSE STATE, 573; 22, San Diego State, 619; 23, Cal Poly Pomona, 694; 24, Hawaii Pacific, 741; 25, Fresno State, 794; 26, Saint Mary’s, 804; 27, Simon Fraser, 824; 28, Cal State Stanislaus, 861; 29, Redlands, 871; 30, Hawaii, 890; 31, Grinnell, 929; 32, Sonoma State, 953; 33, Simpson, 1,072.

Top individual finishers 1, Laura Olvera, UC Irvine, 20:42; 2, Jacky Kipwambok, Azusa Pacific, 20:50; 3, Kim Conley, UC Davis, 21:12; 4, Laurynne Chetelat, Stanford, 21:14; 5, Katie Harrington, Stanford, 21:19.

San Jose State finishers 61, Jenna Hicks, 23:00; 122, Beth Raymond, 23:47; 124, Kate Lambdin, 23:48; 132, Suzanne Hancock, 23:58; 134, Jessica Gonzales, 24:00. 137 Arely Marquez, 24:05; 147, Nisha Richardson, 24:16. 179, Meaghan Vinton, 24:35; 202, Megan Arias, 25:04; 214, Annaliza Rizo, 25:19.