Posted with permission, article and pictures, courtesy of Hawaii Pacific University
SAN MARCOS, Calif. – The Hawai’i Pacific University, cross country team, finished the competition at the CSUSM Cougar Challenge on Saturday morning.
The Sharks men’s team finished 12th in the contest with 374 points. Graduate Justin Todd finished atop the squad for the second meet in a row. He finished 43rd at 25:47.5 and scored 34 points.
Other finishers scoring points for HPU included: Senior Troy Oshimo crossed in 104th for 72 points and a time of 27:01.0, followed closely by freshman Tyler Stoker in 109th for 76 points, next was junior Kent Glover at 131th and 84 points. The last scored runner for the team was freshman Angel Aviles in 185th and 108 points.
The women’s team took home 15th place in their division with top finisher graduate Karen Corona-Perez, who scored 77 points and a 94th-place finish.
The following four scorers were sophomore Emma Dominguez in 111th with 24:36.7 and 87 points. Right behind her was senior Maggie Meeds in 112th with 24:36.9 and 88 points. Next was freshman Anna Hildebrand at 140th, with a time of 25:33.2 and 99 points. The last points scorer for the Sharks was junior Zamira Broadhurst-Hall in 149th at 26:07.3 and 103 points.
Next up for the Sharks is an island hop to Hilo for the UH Hilo Invitational on October 1st.
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