After a two week break from competition, the Cal Lutheran men’s cross country team ran at the 2014 Mustang Challenge hosted by The Master’s College at Central Park this morning and finished 12th as a team.
For the first time of the fall the Cal Lutheran men’s cross country team was out on the competitive course. This morning at the adidas/UCI Invitational hosted by UC Irvine at ARC Fields the Kingsmen opened their 2014 campaign with an eighth place finish.
With a great mix of upperclassmen and newcomers, the Cal Lutheran men’s cross country team looks poised to compete in 2014. Six returning runners will be joined by three new additions to create a balanced roster heading in to the season.
A mix of returning and incoming athletes on both the men’s and women’s sides will contribute to the Cal Lutheran cross country program in 2014 as the joint schedule was released by head coach Matt Lea earlier this week.
Much praise is focused on athletic success during the day-to-day operations of Cal Lutheran athletics, but on Saturday, May 10, 160 student-athletes were recognized, honored and inducted into the CLU Scholar Athlete Society at the 11th annual induction ceremony in the Gilbert Arena.
Cal Lutheran is one of 448 Division III institutions around the country. During the week of April 7-13, all members will host Division III Week, aimed at celebrating what those schools have to offer student-athletes in the classroom, in the field of play and in the community during the 40th year of the NCAA.
On Saturday morning the best cross country runners from 21 teams will line up for the NCAA Division III West Regionals hosted by Pomona-Pitzer. Both the Kingsmen and Regals will send a squad to the meet.