This morning at the SCIAC Championships hosted at Prado Park, the Cal Lutheran men’s cross country team ran to an eighth place finish as four Kingsmen suited up in Violet and Gold for the final time in league competition.
Whether it was competing in track in high school to make himself a better runner to reach varsity, a hurdle to overcome in a Steeplechase race or a position of leadership on and off the course, senior David Avila has soared.
For the first time of the fall, the Cal Lutheran men’s cross country team competed in a SCIAC meet and although the team has raced many of its league opponents during the preseason today it counted with the Kingsmen going 2-6.
This morning at the Seventh Annual Pomona-Pitzer Invitational, the Cal Lutheran men’s cross country team continued to show improvements as eight Kingsmen combined for an 8K average time of 28:04.99 to place 14th.
This morning at Central Park for the Mustang Challenge, hosted by The Master’s College, the Cal Lutheran men’s cross country team showed steady improvements as three Kingsmen ran course-best times and five improved on race times from a year ago while five more navigated the course for the first time. CLU placed 14th with a 27:44.39 average, in a tough field comprised of Division, I, II and III as well as NAIA programs and independent runners.
The Cal Lutheran men’s cross country team toed the starting line for the first time of the season this morning at the UC Riverside Invitational. Eleven total runners competed for CLU in the 35th Annual Event.
The largest sporting event in Los Angeles since the 1984 Olympics is coming to town and California Lutheran University and the city of Thousand Oaks are honored to be hosting Special Olympic World Games delegations from four countries between July 21-24, 2015 prior to the start of competition on July 25 as a Host Town.