Inland college roundup: Friday, October 27
By Sports Staff
Wolverines take championship, second place:
The Wolverines competed at the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference Cross Country Championships in Oceanside where the men’s team took home its 22nd consecutive conference championship and the women’s team earned second place.
The men’s team swept the top three spots with Carlos de la Torre, Humberto Guzman and Eduardo Toris finishing first, second and third, respectively. The men’s team also placed six runners in the top nine finishers overall.
De La Torre led the pack at 20 minutes, 31 seconds, a full 42 seconds ahead of Guzman, who finished six seconds ahead of Toris.
John Hernandez finished seventh in a time of 21:42, with Michael Ramirez coming across at the same time. Mauricio Ramos also crossed at 21:42, out of the scoring five for the Wolverines.
Alyssa Benevides, who raced with a case of the shin splints, led the women with a sixth place finish and a time of 20:12.
Lilly Armendariz finished 13th in 21:28 and Kiani Fernandez finished 16th at 22:35. Both Benevides and Armendariz earned all-conference honors.
The Wolverines will compete in the Southern California Championships on Nov. 3 in Santa Clarita.
Highlanders in 14th place:
UC Riverside is now in 14th place following the second round of the Visit Stockton Pacific Invitational at The Reserve at Spanos Park in Stockton ,Calif.
The Highlanders have a 582 total after finishing with 287 in the first round and 295 in the second.
Matt Lutz’s 26 pars through 36 holes leads the Highlanders. He is tied for 14th in the invitational on Par 3s, shooting an even par.
Brandon Tsujimoto improved 15 places over the second round, shooting par or better on 15 of the 18 holes. Andrew Spilman tied for 18th place in pars with 24.
UCR’s best holes are the Par 5s as they are currently 15 under, which is the […]