Women's Cross Country Solid At Bronco Invitational

All five of San Jose State's scorers at the Bronco Invitational ran their fastest 5,000-meter times of the season helping the Spartans to a fifth place finish on October 13.

San Jose State was fifth out of 21 teams with a team score of 155. Rebecca Garcia led the Spartans for the second race in a row, turning in a 5K time of 18:30.3. Garcia finished in 13th place, five spots ahead of teammate Lalida Maokhamphiou who was 18th with a time of 18:41.2.

Marissa Buckley finished in 47th place with a time of 19:13.0, and Alex Seda finished 53rd in 19:17.0.

Joanna Reyes rounded out the scorers for San Jose State coming in 79th place with a time of 19:43.3.

"I love seeing season-best times right now," said Spartans' head coach Ron Davis. "It means that the athletes are focused and getting better every day. Now we set our sights on the conference championship."

Other finishes for the Spartans included: Allison Kimura (108, 20:20.0), Mallory Davenport (123, 20:58.6), Alexa Richter (126, 20:59.6), Breanna Garcia (130, 21:05.9), Stephanie Cano (146, 21:27.2), Jessica Ponce (158, 22:16.7) and Shelby Soladar (170, 23:02.9).

The University of San francisco was the winner of the Bronco Open with a team score of 83. San Francisco State was a close second with 87. Sarah Peterson, running for the Dons of San Francisco, took first place individually with a time of 18:00.3.

This was San Jose State's final regular season meet. They have the Western Athletic Conference Championship coming up next on October 27.


Team Results
1 San Francisco 83
2 San Francisco State 87
3 UCLA 121
4 Chico State 148
5 San Jose State 155
6 UC Santa Cruz 171
7 Pacific 172
8 Hawaii 188
9 CSU Monterey Bay 197
10 Sonoma State 232
11 Academy of Art 314
12 Modesto JC 332
13 Simpson (CA) 345
14 Santa Clara 367
15 William Jessup 419
16 Holy Names 443
17 UC Merced 467
18 Dominican 506
19 Delta College 530
20 Notre Dame De Namur 570
21 Mills College 653

Top Individuals
1 Sarah Peterson San Francisco 18:00.3
2 Kevyn Murphy Hawaii 18:03.1
3 Zuleima Jimenez San Francisco State 18:07.9
4 Haley Kroll Unattached 18:08.8
5 Evie Borchard UC Santa Cruz 18:13.2

SJSU Results
13 Rebecca Garcia 18:30.3*
18 Lalida Maokhamphiou 18:41.2*
47 Marissa Buckley 19:13.0*
53 Alexandra Seda 19:17.0*
79 Joanna Reyes 19:43.3*
108 Allison Kimura 20:20.0*
123 Mallory Davenport 20:58.6*
126 Alexa Richter 20:59.6*
130 Breanna Garcia 21:05.9
146 Stephanie Cano 21:27.2
158 Jessica Ponce 22:16.7
170 Shelby Soladar 23:02.9