Dubay Leads Women's Cross Country At Bronco Invite

Santa Clara, Calif. -- The San Jose State women's cross country team finished in the top half of the field with an 8th place finish out of 20 teams in the Santa Clara Bronco Open Invitational on October 16.

     The Spartans scored a total of 200 points, which trailed race winner Chico State who scored just 19 points.

     Lauren Dubay led San Jose State as she finished the five kilometer race in 19:16.2, good for 27th place. Arely Marquez (47, 19:37.4) and Megan Arias (48, 19:39.4) followed as the Spartans second and third finishers.

     Victoria Smith (51, 19:58.6) and Sasha Martinez (55, 20:08.4) rounded out the scorers for San Jose State.

     Elizabeth Raymond and Kate Lambdin represented the Spartans as individuals in the Invitational women's race which consisted of 163 total runners.

     Raymond finished the course in 18:20.4, good for 70th and was San Jose State's fasted runner of the day. Lambdin came in 106th place with a time of 18:39.0.

     "This race gave us good experience against teams who are among the best in the state," said head coach . "Beth and Kate were right around their best career times, and we had some girls step up and run well in the open race as well."Augie Argabright

     Coach also mentioned that this race was a great tune up for the Western Athletic Conference championships that are coming up in just two weeks. That will be the next action that San Jose State women's cross country sees. The Championship race is in Moscow, Idaho on October 30 at 9 a.m.

SJSU Results:
27 Lauren Dubay 19:16.2
47 Arely Marquez 19:37.4
48 Megan Arias 19:39.4
65 Victoria Smith 19:58.6
70 Sasha Martinez 20:08.4
80 Jessica Ponce 20:29.0
97 Talia Gragert 20:45.0
116 Alexandra Seda 21:09.0
133 Alexa Richter 21:47.3
134 Katie O'Connell 21:50.7
141 Samantha Soliz 22:00.7
146 Lisa Worsham 22:13.3
163 Morgan Hancock 23:12.8
169 Anna Lutz 24:27.1

Invitational: Out of 163 runners

70 Elizabeth Raymond 18:20.4
106 Kate Lambdin  18:39.0

Top 5:
1 Derego Jenn Unattached 18:22.0
2 Jessica Varela Unattached 18:28.4
3 Eicholtz Anna Chico State 18:28.7
4 Mikesell Sara Chico State 18:29.2
5 Agnes Silvestro Holy Names 18:34.5

Team Results:
1. Chico State 19
2. UC Santa Cruz 84
3. CS East Bay 125
4. Sonoma State 127
4. Santa Clara 127
6. Northwest Nazarene 134
7. San Francisco State 157
8. San Jose State  200
9. Pepperdine  300
10. Holy Names  327
11. Academy of Art  330
12. Univ. San Diego  359
13. CSU Monterrey Bay 371
14. Pacific   379
15. Modesto JC  426
16. Simpson   472
17. William Jessup  473
18. Dominican (CA)  487
19. Notre Dame De Namur 535
20. Bethany   544