The men’s and women’s cross country teams had their first meets on Saturday, September 7th at the Lowell Invitational in San Francisco. The men’s varsity team finished 22nd out of 34 schools. The top runner was Ryan Dong ‘22, who finished 32nd out of 219 runners. He finished with a time of 15:12.5, good for a mile pace of 5:26. The women’s team finished 14th out of 25 schools. Malia Gay ‘21 finished as the top runner with a time of 17:23, good for 11th overall out of 182 runners. Alicia Romani ‘22 also did well, finishing 19th with a 17:42 time.
Both teams look to improve on their results next week at the Josh Ruff Trojan Invite. The meet will take place at the Willow Hill Reservoir.