Start of the Girls’ Race: Redwood, Branson, MC, JS (October 29, 2015). The race was eventually won by Grace Dailey of Branson.
MCAL cross country teams were back in action this past week with the final dual meets of the season. See results below:
Redwood, MC, Branson at JS: Oct 29 2015 – JS vs Redwood vs MC vs Branson
Tam, Novato at San Marin: XC SM-TAM-N 10-29-15
Drake, San Rafael at Terra Linda: TL, SR, Drake 10-29-15
FINAL LEAGUE STANDINGS AT END OF DUAL MEET SEASON (10-29-15)
October 29 2015
The next meet is the MCAL Finals on Wednesday, November 11 at Indian Valley College in Novato.
2015 Pac-12 XC Championships Results
Men’s 8km Race
John Lawson (Drake) of CAL ran a strong race to finish in 21st place in 23:48 as CAL’s 2nd team scorer. The CAL team placed 7th. John was closely followed by Fred Huxham (Redwood) of Washington. Fred finished in 22nd place in 23:49. The Washington team placed 4th. The race was won by Edward Cheserek of Oregon in 23:06. In the team competition Colorado won the meet with Stanford in 2nd place.
Women’s 6km Race
Julia Maxwell (Branson) racing for Stanford ran a well paced race to finish as Stanford’s 3rd runner. Julia was the 5th scorer in the 3 previous races. Julia finished in 19th place in 20:30 to help the Stanford team place 3rd. CAL’s Megan Bordes (Redwood) placed 42nd in 21:00 as part of CAL’s 7th place finish. The race was won by Aisling Cuffe of Stanford in 19:53. In the team competition Colorado won the meet with Oregon placing 2nd.
Stanford’s Pac-12 3rd Place Women’s Team. Julia Maxwell is in the middle of the front row
Qualifying teams and individuals will next race at the NCAA West Regional Meet to be held on Friday Nov. 13 at Seattle, WA.
Pac-12 XC Championships Friday Oct 30, 2015 Colfax WA
The Pac-12 Championships will be held at the Colfax Golf Course on Friday morning. Marin will be represented by several former cross country runners now racing for CAL, Stanford and Washington. In the National rankings the Washington Men’s team is ranked #20 and the CAL Men’s team is ranked #21. The Stanford Women’s team is ranked #10. The Men’s 8km race is at 10:30am followed by the Women’s 6km race at 11:30am.
The results can be found at http://www.rtspt.com/events/pac12/xc2015/
Please send college results to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Pre Nationals Meet Saturday Oct. 17 Louisville, Kentucky
The Pre Nationals Meet was held at E.P. Tom Sawyer Park on Saturday. According to the website “The meet is a preview of the upcoming NCAA Cross Country National Championship held in Louisville on Nov. 21, providing a look at a handful of squads hoping to compete for the top-four podium honors … It will also feature a number of individuals hoping to earn All-America honors in 2015.
Men’s 8,000 Meter Red Race (seeded)
CAL’s John Lawson (Drake) placed 45th in 23:54 and was the 2nd team scorer to help The CAL Men’s team to place 7th.
Women’s 6,000 Meter Red Race (seeded)
Stanford’s Julia Maxwell (Branson) placed 79th in 21:01 and was the 5th team scorer to help the Stanford team place 4th at Pre Nationals. Photo below. SpencerAllen/SportImageWire.com
CAL’s Megan Bordes (Redwood) placed 166th.
Results for each race can be found at http://www.pttiming.com and on the official website of Louisville athletics at http://www.gocards.com.
Wyatt Miceli, Griffin Persily and Jeremy Leary finish together in first place at Bon Tempe.
Grace Dailey (B) finishes first at Bon Tempe with Juliette Nast (JS), Hannah Chau (JS) and Callie Jones (B) battling for second.
RESULTS FROM OCT. 7 CROSS COUNTRY MEETS
Results of Marin Catholic and Tam at San Rafael: MC Tam SR 10-7-15
Results of Drake, Justin-Sienna and San Marin at Branson: B,Drake, JS, SM Oct. 7
Photos of the Drake, Justin-Sienna, San Marin & Branson Meet can be found at the following links (Courtesy of Tom Benjamin):
Girls Race: https://www.flickr.com/photos/benjtr/albums/72157659243801478
Boys Race: https://www.flickr.com/photos/benjtr/albums/72157659588545306
Results of Novato and Terra Linda at Redwood:
Terra Linda vs Novato 10-7-15
Redwood vs Terra Linda 10-7-15
Redwood vs Novato 10-7-15
Just a reminder that all of this week’s MCAL XC races are on Wednesday, October 7.
- JS,D,SM @Branson
- N,TL@ Redwood
- MC,T @ San Rafael
MCAL CROSS COUNTRY STANDINGS AS OF OCTOBER 1, 2015
Roy Griak Invitational Saturday Sept. 26, 2015 Minneapolis, MN
CAL’s John Lawson (Drake) placed 16th in the Mens Gold Race running 25:22 on the 8km course. John was CAL’s second runner and helped his team to place 3rd at the Roy Griak Invitational.
CALS’s Megan Bordes (Redwood) competed in the Women’s Gold Race to finish 31st in 22:26. Megan was CAL’s 3rd runner to help the team place 5th.
Washington Invitational Friday Oct. 2, 2015 Seattle, WA
Womens 6km Race
Stanford’s Julia Maxwell (Branson) ran a PR to place 20th in 20:20. Julia was Stanford’s 5th scoring runner and she helped the Cardinals to place 3rd at the Washington Invitational. The race was won by Aisling Cuffe of Stanford in 19:41.
Mens 8km Race
Washington’s Fred Huxham (Redwood) placed 21st in 23:42. Fred was Washington’s 2nd man and helped his team to place 6th at the Washington Invitational. The race was won by Edward Cheserek of Oregon in 23:15.
San Rafael, Novato, Branson and Justin-Sienna raced at IVC in Novato.
Complete Results of the IVC Race: XC IVC 10-1-15 Nov SR B JS
Juliette Nast of Justin-Sienna leads in the early stages of the girls race. Grace Dailey of Branson would go on to win.
Matt LoVetri leads Munir Kabbara and Blake Delaney up “Double Hill”. LoVetri would go on to win the race. (Photo courtesy of Sophi Rutherford)
Elsewhere across the county:
San Marin, Marin Catholic and Terra Linda raced at Ohair Park in Novato. Complete Results: XC SM-TL-MC 10-1-15
Redwood, Drake, and Tam raced in Fairfax. Complete Results: Drake v. Tam v. Redwood October 1 2015