Spartans 24th at NCAA West Regional Women's Cross Country Championships

Gresham, Ore.----The San Jose State women’s cross country team finished 24th out of 31 teams at the NCAA West Regional Championships hosted by the University of Portland on November 15, 2003.

The Spartans finished with a team score of 672. Stanford captured the race with 45 points, while California-Los Angeles finished second with 69 points in the 6km race.

Head Coach Augie Argabright said, "We competed in the toughest region in the country." Argabright also noted that four of his top five runners are underclassmen and this race will help prepare them for tough competition next year.

Tiffany Hall was the top finisher for the Spartans placing 106th with a 22:58 time. Alicia Craig, from Stanford, was first with a 20:06 clocking.

Final Results for the Women’s Cross Country Meet
NCAA West Regional Championships
Portland, Oregon

Team Scores
1. Stanford, 45; 2. California-Los Angeles, 69; 3. Washington, 94; 4. Arizona State, 112; 5. California-Santa Barbara, 175; 6. Idaho, 193; 7. Cal Polytechnich, 274; 8. (T) Arizona, 290; Oregon, 290; 10. California-Berkley, 308; 11. California-Irvine, 309; 12. Portland, 328; 13. Santa Clara, 350; 14. Washington State, 362; 15. San Diego State, 415; 16. Long Beach State, 421; 17. Portland State, 495; 18. Cal State-Fresno; 19. Boise State, 509; 20. Eastern Washington, 526; 21. Cal State-Northridge, 609; 22. Hawaii-Manoa, 665; 23. San Diego, 668; 24. San Jose State, 672; 25. Pepperdine, 677; 26. Cal State-Fullerton, 701; 27. San Francisco, 740; 28. Nevada-Las Vegas, 793; 29. Cal State-Sacramento, 828; 30. California-Riverside, 852; 31. Pacific, 954.

Individual Leaders
1, Alicia Craig, Stanford, 20:06. 2, Amy Hastings, Arizona State, 20:22. 3, Sara Bei, Stanford, 20:27. 4, Valeria Flores, California-Los Angeles, 20:30. 5, Ingvill Makestad, Washington, 20:37.

San Jose State Finishers
106. Tiffany Hall, 22:58
119. Ashleigh Nebeker, 23:07
138. Robyn Stevens, 23:27
155. Lindsay Peters, 23:46
164. Valerie Weilert, 24:08
186. Janet Yui, 24:34
199. Rebekah Harmer, 25:22.