Ana Martinez Finishes Second; Spartans Fourth at Aggie Open Women's Cross Country Meet

Davis, Calif.-----Ana Martinez was the top collegiate finisher placing second among 227 runners leading the San Jose State University women’s cross country team to fourth place in a 22-team field at the Aggie Open Invitational.
Martinez, a senior from King City, posted a time of 17:54.90 on the 5,000 meter UC Davis cross country course. Melanie Cleland of the Adidas Transport club team took top honors with a 17:49.60 time.
In each meet this season, Martinez has finished second. She was second at the University of San Diego meet on September 8.
The Spartans finished in the top five for the second meet in a row with their score of 176. At the University of San Diego meet, San Jose State tied for first in a nine-team field.
Host UC Davis won the team competition with 54. Nevada with 93 and Fresno State with 132 also finished ahead of San Jose State.

Results from the 2001 Aggie Open Women’s Cross Country Meet

Team Scores – 1, UC Davis, 54. 2, Nevada, 93. 3, Fresno State, 132. 4, SAN JOSE STATE, 176. 5, Adidas Transport, 179. 6, California, 189. 7, Sonoma State, 190. 8, CS Stanislaus, 203. 9, Santa Clara, 211. 10, West Valley Track Club, 246. 11, Alaska Anchorage, 248. 12, Humboldt State, 301. 13, CS Sacramento, 314. 14, Southern Oregon, 357. 15, Tamalpa 1, 371. 16, Golden State Harriers, 396. 17, Buffalo Chips, 437. 18, Pacific, 559. 19, Santa Clara "B" team, 561. 20, Slug Country, 600. 21, Holy Names College, 678. 22, CS Hayward, 692.

Top Individuals – 1, Melanie Cleland, Adidas Transport, 17:49.60. 2, ANA MARTINEZ, SAN JOSE STATE, 17:54.90. 3, Heather Gibson, UC Davis, 18:03.00. 4, Kathy Lenno, Sonoma State, 18:04.00. 5, Dana Parrot, Adidas Transport, 18:15.10.

San Jose State finishers
2, Ana Martinez, 17:54.90. 23, Kim Nebeker, 19:03.20. 24, Ashleigh Nebeker, 19:03.80. 72, Laurel Stender, 19:56.00. 77, Nikki Espinoza, 20:06.20. 85, Janette Najera, 20:16.80. 107, Anna Connolly, 20:41.40.