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Cal Poly Sweeps UC Santa Barbara Lagoon Open

Cal Poly Sweeps UC Santa Barbara Lagoon Open

Women's Results

Men's Results

SANTA BARABARA – Calif. – The Cal Poly men's and women's cross country teams swept the UC Santa Barbara Lagoon Open on Saturday with the men's team winning in dominate fashion, 23-45, and the women's team winning a close battle, 29-33. The meet was the season opener for both teams.

The Cal Poly women's team defeated UC Santa Barbara, 29-33, led by true freshman Laura Hollander winning in a course record 16:42.12.

She outdistanced second place by almost a minute with Daniella Moreno following her up with a time of 17:37.92. Cal Poly sophomore Savannah Pio finished fourth with a time of 17:53.78 with freshman Rachel Blush sixth with a time of 18:11.07.

Redshirt freshman Sara Van Dyke was eighth with a time of 18:16.66 followed by senior Vanessa Hancock in 10th with a time of 18:28.54.

Alex Ciaraglia and Ashley Bergstrom finished 13th and 14th with times of 18:37.24 and 18:39.76.  The Mustangs held positions 17th-19th with Hannah Edwards in 17th and a time of 18:50.75, Aaren Cadieux in 18th and a time of 18:52.00 and Ashley Windsor in 19th with a time of 18:52.26.

The men's team placed four runners in the top five positions with junior Chris Frias placing second with a time of 24:56.04. Fellow junior Sean Davidson was third with a time of 25:00.58 while senior David Cardona was fourth in a time of 25:16.76.

Sophomore Mitch Moriarty was sixth in a time of 25:21.69 with Derek Thomas and Blake Ahrold finishing eighth and ninth with times of 25:25.18 and 25:31.80.

Michael Johnson was 15th with a time of 25:48 with Kyle Lynch in 17th with a time of 26:13.27.

The teams will be off until Sept. 21st when they will travel to the UCLA  Invitational.