Men Finish 10th, Women 13th at NCAA West Regional Meet
University Place, Wash. – The UCLA cross country teams competed in the 2022 NCAA Cross Country West Regional hosted by the University of Washington on Friday, with the women's team running a 6k race and the men running a 10k in The Evergreen State. The women finished 13th in a field of 35 teams, finishing with 368 points in the meet. The men followed it up with a 10th-place finish (281 points) in their 10,000-meter race.
The Bruin women started the day of competition with their race at 10 a.m. Senior Emma Tavella led the way for UCLA, finishing 45th overall (20:07.2). Sophomore Angelina Shandro crossed next for the Bruins, placing 58th with a 20:24.1. Freshman Kaho Cichon was right behind her teammate, finishing 60th in the race (20:25.9). Junior Ashley Johnson (101st, 20:57.4) and senior Claire Selleck (104th, 20:58.7) were UCLA's final two scorers in the race.
The men's side started its 10k race at 11 a.m., and the Bruins were off to the races. Junior Ronan McMahon-Staggs was near the top of the pack, sitting at fifth place through the first 1k of the race. The Long Beach native settled into the race before finishing 21st overall (28:55.9). Junior Michael Mireles crossed the line next for the Bruins, finishing in 29:09.4 for 30th place. Peter Herold (57th, 29:39.8), Jake Parker (87th, 30:16.0), and Anthony Stone (91st, 30:19.7) rounded out scorers for UCLA.
NCAA Selection Show
The NCAA Division I Men's & Women's Cross Country Selection Show will air Saturday, November 12th at 5 PM ET on NCAA.com. A link to the show will be on the front page of NCAA.com.
2022 Cross Country Season
- Thursday, Sept. 1 – UCSD Dual Meet (Mammoth Lakes, Calif.)
- Men: 1st (17 points)
- Women: 1st (18 points)
- Friday, Sept. 23 – Bill Dellinger Cross Country Invitational (Eugene, Ore.)
- Men: 3rd (63 points)
- Women: 7th (138 points)
- Saturday, Oct. 15 – Weis-Crockett Invitational (Stillwater, Okla.)
- Men: 5th (186 points)
- Women: 15th (363 points)
- Saturday, Oct. 15 – Highlander Invitational (Riverside, Calif.)
- Men: 6th (160 points)
- Women: 3rd (112 points)
- Friday, Oct. 28 – Pac-12 Championships (Los Angeles, Calif.)
- Men: 5th (142 points)
- Women: 8th (214 points)
- Friday, Nov. 11 – NCAA West Regional Championship (Seattle, Wash.)
- Men: 10th (281 points)
- Women: 13th (368 points)
- Saturday, Nov. 19 – NCAA Championships (Stillwater, Okla.)