No. 1 Cardinal Men & Women Capture NCAA Regional Titles

Nov. 15, 2003

Gresham, Or - For the eighth straight season, the Stanford men's cross country team has captured the NCAA West Regional title. And for the fifth straight season, the Cardinal women's cross country team has won the NCAA West Regional title.

Stanford dominated both the men's and women's competition on Saturday at Blue Lake Park, and thus qualified for the NCAA Championships on Nov. 24 in Waterloo, Ia. The Cardinal men, ranked #1 the entire season, tallied 18 points compared to runnerup Cal Poly with 110. Arizona finished third with 132 points. Ian Dobson, the 2003 Pac-10 champion, won the NCAA West Regional title with a time of 29:32 over 10,000 meters. Five Stanford runners finished in ther Top six, and six Stanford runners placed in the Top 10. Ryan Hall finished a close second to Dobson at 29:33.

Alicia Craig captured the NCAA West Regional individual title for the second straight year. Craig toured the 6,000 meter course in a time of 20:06. Sara Bei, the 2003 Pac-10 champion, finished third in a time of 20:27. As a team, Stanford chalked up 45 points, 24 points better than second place UCLA. Washington placed third with 94 points.

NCAA Men's Division 1 West Regional Cross Country Championship
Blue Lake Park, Gresham, Or
Men's Team Results (26 teams)

1. Stanford 18; 2. Cal Poly 110; 3. Arizona 132; 4. Washington 162; 5. Oregon 164; 6. Portland 169; 7. UCLA 178; 8. Arizona State 189; 9. Washington State 252; 10. California 257; 11. UC Irvine 309; 12. Portland 328; 13. Santa Clara 350; 14. Washington State 362; 15. San Diego State 415
Men's Individual Results (10,000 meters, 176 runners)
1. Ian Dobson (Stanford) 29:32; 2. Ryan Hall (Stanford) 29:33; 3. Robert Cheseret (Arizona) 29:35; 4. Donald Sage (Stanford) 29:42; 5. Adam Tenforde (Stanford) 29:44; 6. Chris Emme (Stanford) 29:45; 7. Ryan Craig (Portland) 29:52; 8. Sean Ricketts (Cal Poly) 30:00; 9. Neil Davis (Stanford) 30:02; 10. Jonah Maiyo (Arizona) 30:06; 11. Jeff Gardina (UCSB) 30:07; 12. Eric Logsdon (Oregon) 30:11; 13. Forest Braden (Boise St) 30:09; 14. Ryan Andrus (Oregon) 30:11; 15. Jeff Driscoll (Portland) 30:12Other Stanford Runners: 22. Andrew Hill 30:20

NCAA Women's Division 1 West Regional Cross Country Championship
Blue Lake Park, Gresham, Or
Women's Team Results (31 teams)

1. Stanford 45; 2. UCLA 69; 3. Washington 94; 4. Arizona State 112; 5. UC Santa Barbara 175; 6. Idaho 193; 7. Cal Poly 274; 8. Arizona 290; 8. Oregon 290; 10. California 308; 11. UC Irvine 309; 12. Portland 328; 13. Santa Clara 350; 14. Washington State 362; 15. San Diego State
Women's Individual Results (6,000 meters, 207 runners)
1. Alicia Craig (Stanford) 20:06; 2. Amy Hastings (Arizona State) 20:22; 3. Sara Bei (Stanford) 20:27; 4. Valerie Flores (UCLA) 20:30; 5. Ingvill Makestad (Washington) 20:37; 6. Iryna Vashchuk (USC) 20:38; 7. Anna Masinelli (Arizona State) 20:42; 8. Bridget Duffy (California) 20:46; 9. Magdalena Sandoval (Oregon) 20:48; 10. Kathleen Trotter (Stanford) 20:49; 11. Ashley Caldwell (UCLA) 20:50; 12. Anna Blue (Washington State) 20:51; 13. Lindsey Egerdahl (Washington) 20:52; 14. Alison Costello (UCLA) 20:53; 15. Desi Davila (Arizona State) 20:54
Other Stanford Runners: 16. Amanda Trotter 20:54; 19. Jeane Goff 20:58; 35. Anita Siraki 21:41; 87. Celia Small 22:40

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