Cal Men 12th, Women 13th at NCAA West Regional

Nov. 16, 2002

STANFORD, Calif. - The California men's cross country team finished 12th with 325 points and the women took 13th with 394 at the NCAA West Regional Saturday morning at Stanford's Golf Course.

The Stanford men and women swept the team competition with 21 points on the men's side and 24 on the women's. Rounding out the top five in the men's race were Oregon (43), Cal Poly (115), Portland (120) and Arizona State (125). The Pac-10 grabbed the top five spots in the women's competition with Arizona State (70), UCLA (82), Washington (120) and Oregon (129) following the Cardinal.

Stanford grabbed four of the top five individual places in the men's race, with Donald Sage taking top honors over the 10,000m race (30:13). Oregon's Jason Harmann was second in 30:18. Junior Carlos Carballo led the way for the Bears, finishing 21st in 31:21, followed by junior Jon Balzer in 58th (32:28).

Stanford's women's runners took four of the top five places with Alicia Craig winning the 6000 meter race in 20:39, ahead of UCLA's Lena Nilsson (20:45). Freshman Bridget Duffy led Cal with a 48th-place showing (22:56), followed by sophomore Abby Parker in 54th (23:04) and redshirt freshman Maja Ruznic in 78th (23:42).

Carballo will learn on Monday whether he has qualified as an individual for the NCAA Championships on Monday, Nov. 25.

2002 NCAA West RegionalStanford Golf Course

Men's Team Results (Top 10 of 23 teams):
1. Stanford 21, 2. Oregon 43, 3. Cal Poly 115, 4. Portland 120, 5. Arizona State 125, 6. Washington 170, 7. UC Santa Barbara 224, 8. UCLA 236, 9. Washington State 263, 10. Arizona 300, 12. Cal 325.

Women's Team Results (Top 10 of 28 teams):
1. Stanford 24, 2. Arizona State 70, 3. UCLA 82, 4. Washington 120, 5. Oregon 129, 6. Idaho 227, 7. UC Irvine 242, 8. UC Santa Barbara 298, 9. Hawaii 326, 10. Portland 368, 13. Cal 394.

Cal Men's Individual Results:
21. Carlos Carballo 31:21, 58. Jon Balzer 32:28, 65. Martin Conrad 32:34, 93. Kevin Davis 33:17, 98. Eric Roberts 33:26, 118. Craig Lee 34:13, 144. Abadir Barre 36:02.

Cal Women's Individual Results:
48. Bridget Duffy 22:56, 54. Abby Parker 23:04, 78. Maja Ruznic (23:42), 79. Linsdsey Maclise (23:43), 146. Lache Bailey 25:05, 162. Katie White 25:38, 168. Mary Faia 26:03.

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