UCLA Cross Country 'B' Teams Compete at UC Irvine Invite

Sept. 8, 2001

UCLA's women and men's cross country 'B' teams on Saturday (Sept. 8)competed at the UC Irvine Invitational, held at Central Park in HuntingtonBeach. The Bruin women placed fifth and the UCLA men were 10th.

In the women's team competition (18 teams), UC Irvine won with 61 points,followed by Arizona State 64, Northern Arizona 75, CS Northridge 124 andUCLA 'B' 148. The women's individual 5000m overall winner was Karen Nilsson(Unattached) in a time of 17:58.4 and the women's collegiate winner wasNorthern Arizona's Ida Nilsson, 18.15.5.

The Bruins top women's runner was sophomore Jessica Marr, who placed 22ndin a time of 19:23.3. Other UCLA top runners were ' junior Julia Barbour(25th, 19:26.0), junior Kelly Grimes (33rd, 19:34.3), freshman Carolyn Shea(34th, 19:34.4) and freshman Christine Atkins (45th, 19.49.0).

In the men's team competition (16 teams), Northern Arizona won with 33points, followed by Arizona State 46, Cal Poly-SLO 58, Southern Utah 171and CS San Marcos 175. The Bruin men placed 10th with 253 points. The men'sindividual winner was Arizona State's Juan Reyes, covering the 8000m coursein a time of 25:22.6.

UCLA's top runner in the men's race was freshman Seth Neumuller, whoplaced 29th, in a time of 27:06.7. UCLA's top runners behind Neumuller were junior Phil Young (47th, 27:40.3), freshman Bryan Bauerle (51st,27:46.8), freshman Reggie Oronoz (71st, 28:30.2) and freshman Lucas Crowley(76th, 28:33.6).

The UCLA varsity women's and men's squads trained through the week atMammoth Lakes. The Bruins next competition is Sept. 22 at the SundodgerInvitational in Seattle, WA.

2001 UC Irvine CC Invitational ResultsMen's Team Scores (Top 5 of 16 teams)1. Northern Arizona           332. Arizona State              463. Cal Poly SLO               584. S. Utah                   1715. CS San Marcos             175     UCLA 'B' placed 10th, 253

Men's Individual 8000mResults (Top 10 of 132 runners)1. Juan Reyes, Arizona State- 25:22.6 2. Henrk Ahnstrom, Northern Arizona-25:31.3 3. Travis Laird, Northern Arizona-25:33.3 4. Dave Jackson, Cal Poly SLO- 25:35.8 5. Paulo Carvolho, Cal Poly SLO-25:37.3 6. JJ Duke, Arizona State-25:40.5 7. Cody Moat, S. Utah-25:51.2 8. Juwan Navayokva, Northern Arizona-25:55.3 9. Tyler Williams, Northern Arizona-26:01.810. Dennis Cox, Arizona State-26:04.4

UCLA Men's Runners29. Seth Neumuller, 27:06.747. Phil Young, 27:40.351. Bryan Baurerle, 27:46.871. Reggie Oronoz, 28:30.276. Lucas Crowley, 28:33.680. Nick Thornton, 28:40.9

Women's Team Scores (Top 5 of 18 teams)1. UC Irvine 612. Arizona State 643. Northern Arizona 754. CS Northridge 1245. UCLA 'B' 148

Women's Individual 5000m Results (Top 10 of 145 runners)1. Karen Nilsson, Unattached-17:58.42. Ida Nilsson, Northern Arizona-18:15.53. Susie Rutherford, Northern Arizona-18:28.14. Cody Sohn, Arizona State-18:38.95. Amanda Lyon, Arizona State-18:40.36. Tessa Cendejas, UC Irvine-18:41.57. Jinny Hanifan, Northern Arizona-18:43.18. Laura Monson, Unattached-18:50.2 9. Angela Talarico, CS Northridge-18:51.810. Amanda Armstrong, UC Irvine-18:57.0

UCLA Women's Runners22. Jessica Marr, 19:23.325. Julia Barbour, 19:26.033. Kelly Grimes, 19:34.334. Carolyn Shea, 19:34.445. Christine Atkins, 19:49.0

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