Sunday, September 25, 2011

Race Updates: Nike Pre-Nationals

Varsity Girls Championship:
Morgan Lira pushed the pace at Pre-Nationals finishing in 18:31, a PR for the distance. Suffering from dehydration it took nearly a minute to run the last 160 meters but she demonstrated pure determination and heart as she pushed to find the finish line in 8th place. Jessica Xu had a breakthrough performance running 20:06 for 5k as all 5 runners finished the 5k in 21:44 or faster!  

Boys Varsity (D3):
Ryan Ensor finished 11th to lead the boys team with a 17:42 5k at Pre-Nationals. All 5 boys ran 19:10 or under including Eyobed Mesfun who also earned a medal finishing 21st in 18:22 and first year runner Eric Ortiz who had a break out run finishing in 18:51.   Dustin Laucella (19:06) and Alex Ascencio (19:10) both set PR's for the 5k distance!

Girls Varsity (D3):
Shannon Luu places in the medals with a top 20 finish running 21:53 for 5k in the Girls D3 race. Megan Elizabeth Gillespie also ran outstanding running 23:20, also a personal best for the 5k distance!

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