BERLIOUX VICTORIOUS AGAIN AT SANTA CLARA BRONCO INVITATIONAL

BERLIOUX VICTORIOUS AGAIN AT SANTA CLARA BRONCO INVITATIONAL

SUNNYVALE, Calif. — Senior Chloe Berliox continued her historic season by finishing first at the Santa Clara Bronco Invitational on Saturday. Berlioux completed the 6K course in 19:54.6 to win the race by over two seconds.

That effort helped the Hornets place third among the 18 NCAA Div. I teams in the field. Loyola Marymount won the team title with 58 points and were followed by San Jose State (133), Sacramento State (142), Idaho (148) and San Diego (158) in the top five.

The Hornet men were led by senior Jacob Huston who finished 16th in the 8K race. The men's team placed 10th overall among 13 teams.

Berlioux, a senior from Tulsa, Okla., earned her third victory this season and second in as many weeks. In five meets this year, Berlioux has yet to finish outside the top three.Kinsey Gomez was the closest to Berlioux on Saturday as the senior from Idaho ran 19:56.9.

Fellow senior Amanda Garcia was among those near the front of the pack. Garcia ran 20:48.3 to place 14th. The next three times for the Hornets were at least a minute behind Garcia. Junior Haley Heinemann ran 21:37.7 to finish 49th. Emily Johnston was 58th after running 21:43.6 and Amy Quinones finished in 21:47.6 to place 61st.

Huston led the Hornet men for the fifth time this year. The senior ran 24:21.5 over 8K which put him less than a minute off the pace of Justin Marpole-Bird who won the race in 23:38.6. Sam Scheuer ranked second on the team and was 37th overall in 24:40.0. Christian Gonzales ran 25:27.0 to place 83rd and was closely followed by Edwardo Vasaquez (25:36.9/95th) and Ryan Salcido (25:38.6/99th) to complete the scorers for the team.

Sacramento State will have next weekend off before heading to Cedar City, Utah for the Big Sky Cross Country Championships on Oct. 31.

Santa Clara Bronco Invitational
Women's Invitational (6K)
DIV. I TEAM STANDINGS
1. Loyola Marymount 58
2. San Jose State 133
3. SACRAMENTO STATE 142
4. Idaho 148
5. San Diego 158
6. Texas Tech 177
7. Utah Valley 178
8. Santa Clara 194
9. Northern Colorado 222
10. Santa Clara 256
11. Grand Canyon 260
12. Saint Mary's 268
13. Hawaii 307
14. UTSA 343
15. Pacific 384
16. New Mexico State 438
17. Nevada 462
18. UC Davis 549

TOP FIVE INDIVIDUALS
1. Chloe Berlioux, SAC, 19:54.6
2. Kinsey Gomez, Idaho, 19:56.9
3. Jellian Hunt, Biola, 19:57.9
4. Jocelyn Caro, TTU, 20:01.2
5. Danielle Shanahan, LMU, 20:05.1

SACRAMENTO STATE FINISHERS
1. Chloe Berlioux 19:54.6
14. Amanda Garcia 20:48.3
49. Haley Heinemann 21:37.7
58. Emily Johnston 21:43.6
61. Amy Quinones 21:47.6
82. Gracie Albano 22:00.3
85. Emma Armstrong 22:01.3
87. Lizette Gonzalez 22:01.8

Men's Invitational (8K)
DIV. I TEAM STANDINGS
1. San Jose State 61
2. Loyola Marymount 108
3. California 114
4. Saint Mary's 115
5. Santa Clara 141
6. Fresno State 149
7. UC Santa Barbara 161
8. Texas Tech 163
9. New Mexico State 202
10. SACRAMENTO STATE 228
11. UTSA 233
12. San Diego 297
13. Grand Canyon 327

INDIVIDUAL TOP FIVE

1. Justin Marpile-Bird, Strava TC, 23:38.6
2. Dusan Makevic, UTSA, 23:39.5
3. Ben Branagh, SJSU, 24:03.9
4. Josue Gonzalez, SJSU, 24:06.1
5. Jose Pina, SJSU, 24:06.2

SACRAMENTO STATE FINISHERS
16. Jacob Huston 24:21.5
37. Sam Scheuer 24:40.0
83. Christian Gonzales 25:27.0
95. Edwardo Vasquez 25:36.9
99. Ryan Salcido 25:38.6
118. Jorge Garcia 25:58.1
125. Ricardo Avila 26:06.4
129. Christopher Goode 26:11.9
142. Miles Engdow 26:44.1