CROSS COUNTRY BEGINS SEASON AT AGGIE OPEN

CROSS COUNTRY BEGINS SEASON AT AGGIE OPEN

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Sam Scheuer finished fourth in the men's 6K race and Amy Quinones was fifth in the women's 4K race to lead Sacramento State at the Aggie Open on Saturday. The meet was the first of the season for the Hornets and saw both the men and women's team place second behind UC Davis.

Scheuer ran 18:35 to lead the Sacramento State men by 24 seconds. His time placed him 18 seconds off the wining time of 18:17 poisted by UC Davis' Jordy Ceja. Ricardo Avila joined Scheuer in the top 10 for the Hornets as he ran 18:59 to place ninth. The team also counted times from Aida Schraer (11th, 19:01), Ryan Salcido (13th, 19:08) and Elijah Changco (14th, 19:12).

Quinones paced the Sacramento State women with a time of 14:47. Kristen Leung, who was competing unattached, was the individual winner in 14:36. Gracie Albano ranked second on the team and was just four seconds behind Quinones (14:51) to finish seventh. Jocelyn Orozco (18th, 15:35), Haley Heinemann (19th, 15:37) and Maria Barragan (21st, 16:23) completed the scorers for the team.

Sacramento State will next compete at the Speedway Duals in Golden Gate Park on Thursday, Sept. 15.

2016 AGGIE OPEN
Sept. 3, 2016
Putah Creek Reserve Course (Davis, Calif.)

WOMEN'S 4K TEAM RESULTS
1. UC Davis - 20
2. Sacramento State - 41

WOMEN'S INDIVIDUAL TOP FIVE
1. Kristen Leung, UNA, 14:36
2. Julia Lemak, UCD, 14:38
3. Allison, UNA, 14:43
4. Hannah Kirkegaard, UCD, 14:45
5. Amy Quinones, SAC, 14:47

SACRAMENTO STATE RESULTS
5. Amy Quinones, 14:47
7. Gracie Albano 14:51
18. Jocelyn Orozco 15:35
19. Haley Heinemann 15:37
21. Maria Barragan 16:23
22. Ashley Kittle 16:54

MEN'S 6K TEAM RESULTS
1. UC Davis - 18
2. Sacramento State - 42

MEN'S INDIVIDUAL TOP FIVE
1. Jordy Ceja, UCD, 18:17
2. Tyler Sickler, UNA, 18:25
3. Zachary Katzman, UCD, 18:31
4. Sam Scheuer, SAC, 18:35
5. Austin Goins, UCD, 18:41

SACRAMENTO STATE RESULTS
4. Sam Scheuer 18:35
9. Ricardo Avila 18:59
11. Aidan Schraer 19:01
13. Ryan Salcido 19:08
14. Elijah Changco 19:12
16. Christopher Goode 19:28
20. Juan Valierio 19:51
21. Blake Maule 19:51
24. Jorge Garcia  20:32