Arianna Lambie Named Pac-10 Cross Country Athlete Of The Year, Seven Cardinal Make All-Pac-10 Team

Nov. 27, 2007

Arianna Lambie was named the Pacific-10 Conference Cross Country Athletes of the Year for the third consecutive season, while seven Cardinal athletes were named as All-Pac-10 selections , Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.

Lambie, a senior from Harvard, Mass., claimed the Pac-10 Women's Cross Country Athlete of the Year for the third straight year after defending her Pac-10 title with a clocking of 19:40. Stanford runners have won the Pac-10 individual title in seven of the last nine championships. Lambie went on to finish fifth (20:31) at the NCAA West Regional and placed ninth (20:18) at the NCAA Championships leading the Cardinal to its third consecutive NCAA title.

Also announced were the Conference Coach of the Year honors, as Stanford's Peter Tegen picked up his second straight Pac-10 Women's Cross Country Coach of the Year honor, in addition to being named the NCAA Women's Coach of the Year. Tegen led the Cardinal women in successful defense of their NCAA title - the school's fifth title overall. Along the way, the Cardinal women picked up their 12th consecutive Pac-10 title, and 14th league title overall.

First Team
Shadrack Kiptoo-Biwott, Jr., Oregon
Galen Rupp, Jr., Oregon
Russell Brown, Sr., Stanford
Austin Ramos, Sr., UCLA
Hari Mix, Jr., Stanford
Neftalem Araia, Sr., Stanford
Yosef Ghebray, Jr., California

Second Team
Mark Matusak, Jr., California
David Torrence, Sr., California
Kyle Alcorn, Sr., Arizona State
Scott Wall- Jr., Oregon
Andrew Acosta, Fr., Oregon
Kenny Klotz, So., Oregon
Andrew Wheating, Fr., Oregon

Athlete of the Year
Shadrack Kiptoo-Biwott, Jr., Oregon

Newcomer of the YearA.J. Acosta, Fr., Oregon

Coach of the Year
Vin Lananna- Oregon

First Team
Arianna Lambie, Sr., Stanford
Teresa McWalters, Sr., Stanford
Alexandra Kosinski, Fr., Oregon
Nicole Blood, So., Oregon
Jenna Kingma, Jr., Arizona State
Anita Campbell, Jr., Washington
Ali Kielty, So., Arizona State

Second Team
Isley Gonzalez, Sr., Washington State
Katie Follett, So., Washington
Lauren Centrowitz, Sr., Stanford
Sarah Cocco, Fr., USC
Kari Hardt, So., Arizona State
Marie Lawrence, Fr., Washington
Kate Niehaus, So., Stanford

Athlete of the Year
Arianna Lambie, Sr., Stanford

Newcomer of the Year
Alexandra Kosinski, Fr., Oregon

Coach of the Year
Peter Tegen, Stanford

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