Spartans Run At NCAA West Regional

Stanford, Calif. - Freshman Aylin Mejia with seniors Kate Lambdin and Elizabeth Raymond represented San Jose State in a race with the best in the western region on November 12 at the 2011 NCAA Cross Country Regional Championship.

Lambdin was the top finisher for the Spartans in 178th place. She crossed the line at the end of the six-kilometer course on the Stanford University Golf Course in 23:26.

Mejia was next, coming in 195th place with a time of 24:02 and Raymond followed close behind in 198th place at 24:06.

"It was a great way for these individuals to end the season, at the West Regional," said Spartans' head coach Augie Argabright. "I'm happy for our seniors who met their goal of making it to this race, and we're happy to have our younger talent get this kind of experience as well."

Jordan Hasay of the University of Oregon took first place individually in the field of 219 but it was the University of Washington on top in the team results with a final score of 50.

SJSU Results:
178  Kate Lambdin  23:26
195  Aylin Mejia  24:02
198  Beth Raymond  24:06

Top Five Individuals:
1  Jordan Hasay OREGON 19:44
2  Deborah Maier CALIFORNIA 19:51
3  Tara Erdmann LOYOLA MARYMOUNT 19:53
4  Elvin Kibet ARIZONA 20:09
5  Katie Flood WASHINGTON 20:14

Team Results:
1. 50 WASHINGTON (20:27 102:15 0:25)
2. 98 ARIZONA (20:43 103:32 1:11)
3. 111 STANFORD (20:49 104:04 1:05)
4. 120 OREGON (20:47 103:52 1:57)
5. 141 CALIFORNIA (20:49 104:05 1:58)
6. 169 SAN FRANCISCO (21:11 105:51 0:29)
7. 241 ARIZONA STATE (21:25 107:02 1:17)
8. 247 UC DAVIS (21:28 107:18 0:49)
9. 270 CAL POLY (21:29 107:25 1:18)
10. 315 PORTLAND (21:39 108:15 1:12)
11. 332 LONG BEACH ST. (21:42 108:29 1:28)
12. 349 BOISE STATE (21:45 108:42 1:17)
13. 360 IDAHO (21:47 108:54 1:30)
14. 378 WASHINGTON ST. (21:52 109:18 1:07)
15. 399 GONZAGA (21:55 109:32 1:21)
16. 410 OREGON STATE (21:57 109:43 0:51)
17. 449 FRESNO STATE (22:03 110:14 1:16)
18. 452 UCLA (22:06 110:27 0:29)
19. 456 UC SANTA BARBARA (22:05 110:21 0:55)
20. 520 LOYOLA MARYMOUNT (22:07 110:32 3:26)
21. 533 SACRAMENTO ST. (22:19 111:31 1:17)
22. 549 UC RIVERSIDE (22:20 111:39 0:46)
23. 707 UC IRVINE (22:55 114:34 1:54)
24. 728 SANTA CLARA (22:52 114:19 1:01)
25. 735 UNLV (22:58 114:48 1:35)
26. 739 SAN DIEGO (22:55 114:34 0:15)
27. 783 PEPPERDINE (23:14 116:07 1:51)
28. 837 SAN DIEGO ST. (23:30 117:30 2:12)
29. 859 CAL ST. FULLERTON (23:33 117:45 1:59)
30. 895 ST. MARY'S (CAL.) (23:38 118:09 0:46)
31. 940 CAL ST. BAKERSFIELD (24:04 120:16 1:28)