Cross Country Travels to adidas/UCI Invitational
Sep 5, 2013
SAN DIEGO -
The San Diego State cross country team is back in action on Saturday at the adidas/UCI Invitational in Irvine, Calif. The women's 5,000-meter race is scheduled to start at 8:30 a.m. PT.
The Aztecs will be joined by host UC Irvine and 11 other schools, including Cal Lutheran, Central Arizona, Chapman, Cal State San Bernardino, El Camino College, Hope International, Occidental, Pomona-Pitzer, Soka University, The Master's and Vanguard. There will be 169 competitors in all running in the women's race.
San Diego State is coming off a fifth-place finish at the Mark Covert Classic in Brea, Calif., last Saturday. Vazquez led the Aztecs with a 20th-place showing in 19 minutes, 11.4 seconds over the 5K course. Cygan (29th, 19:24.3), McCall (33rd, 19:31.6), Kruthers (34th, 19:31.9) and Roesgen (35th, 19:32.9) rounded out the top five for SDSU, while Ribeiro (52nd, 20:04.1) and Smith (68th, 20:19.5) were San Diego State's No. 6 and No. 7 runners.
The adidas/UCI Invitational will take place at the UC Irvine Anteater Recreation Center Fields (ARC). The address is Anteater Recreation Center, 680 California Ave., Irvine, CA 92697-4515.
Following a week off from competition, SDSU will host the 69th annual Aztec Invitational on Sept. 21 at Balboa Park. The day gets underway at 7:30 a.m. PT with the Dirt Dog Community 5K race.