Hall leads cross country teams at NCAA West Regional

Palo Alto, Calif. The San Jose State women’s cross country team finished 17th out of 30 teams at the NCAA West Regional Championships hosted by Stanford University on November 12, 2005.

The Spartans finished 17th with a team score of 484. Stanford captured the race with 24

Head Coach Augie Argabright said, "Our goal was to finish in the top-16." Argabright also said that this race would be a great learning experience for his runners returning next year.

Tiffany Hall was the top finisher for the Spartans placing 44th with a 21:35.9 time. Sophomore Erica Sahli finished in 64th place with a time of 22:02.7. Stanford’s Adrianna Lambi won the race with a time of 19:29.3.

Spartan Josh Cortney finished in 148th place with a time of 35:06.6. Robert Cheseret of Arizona won the men’s race with a time of 30:03.3.

Arizona won the men’s team competition with a score of 33. Stanford was second with 80 points and Arizona State was third with 100 points respectively.

Final Results for the Women’s Cross Country Meet

NCAA West Regional Championships

Palo Alto, Calif.

6K

Top finishers 1. Arianna Lambie, STANFORD, 19:29.3. 2. Amy Hastings ARIZONA STATE, 19:58.4. 3. Ashley Caldwell, UCLA, 20:12.5. 4. Teresa McWalters, Stanford, 20:16.8. 5. Kathleen Trotter, STANFORD, 20:17.1.

Spartan Finishers 43. Tiffany Hall, 21:35.9. 64. Erica Sahli, 22:02.7. 117. Heather Lapatalo, 23:01.1. 118. Marlene Elizalde, 23:01.4. 142. Judy Delong, 23:26.1. 147. Allison Stiller, 23:34.9. 153. Tabitha Guzman, 23:42.6.

Top-5 teams 1. Stanford, 24. 2. Arizona State, 48. 3. Washington, 117. 4. Oregon, 139. 5. UCLA, 196.

Final Results for the men’s Cross Country Meet NCAA West Regional Championships Palo Alto, Calif. 10K

Top Finishers 1. Robert Cheseret, ARIZONA, 30:03.3. 2. Obed Muntanya, ARIZONA 30:05.7. 3. Casey Burchill, ARIZONA STATE, 30:09.3. 4. Jonah Maiyo, ARIZONA 30:19.8. 5. Mark Mandi, WASHINGTON, 30:21.4.

Spartan Finishers 148. Josh Courtney, 35:06.6.

Top 5 Team Finishers 1. Arizona, 33. 2. Stanford, 80. 3. Arizona State, 100. 4. Washington, 106. 4. Portland, 106. 5. Oregon, 153.