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October 23, 2013
Miguel Lopez, a freshman from Hilltop High School, ran the 4.0-mile course in 20:50, beating a field of 186 runners, to win the men’s individual community college title in the 66th Mt. SAC Invitational. Lopez defeated runner-up Michael Rodriguez from Hartnell College by nine seconds. Lopez’ performance led Southwestern to the team championship in a 22-team field at the prestigious meet with 42 points. The Jaguars finished 27 points ahead of runner-up El Camino.
October 18, 2013
Mt Sac Invitational
Southwestern College Men’s Cross Country team won Mt. Sac Cross Country Invitational. The JAUGUAR team was led by Miguel Lopez with a fast time of 20:50, averaging 5:13 per mile on one of the most challenging cross country course in the Nation. Three other Jaguar runners Steven Lepe, George Martinez and Alejandro Martinez finished in the top ten (10).
The meet was attended by about 25 colleges and 186 runners from California, Arizona and New Mexico. Head Coach Duro Agbede was named Mt. Sac Cross Country Invitational “Coach of the Year”. Next meet is at Mission Bay, San Diego on November 1, 2013 at 2.30pm; this is the Conference Championships.
Thanks for your support in your offices and class rooms. Together we shall make the future of these athletes shine like Gold. The team will miss Miguel Lopez who will continue his running and education at U.C. Berkeley in January 2014.
September 14, 2013
Jaguar men’s cross country team placed 16th among top NCAA Division 1 (one) Universities at U.C. Riverside Cross Country Invitational last Saturday. There were 507 male runners and 332 female runners with about 34 teams that competed at the meet. Jaguar performance caught the attention of many University Coaches.
Leading the Jaguar team was George Martinez who was contacted by U.C. Santa Barbara, Steven Lepe by U.C. Riverside and Miguel Lopez will continue his Collegiate running at U.C. Berkeley in January 2014. The team is expected to train this week in preparation for Stanford University Invitational on September 28,2013. Thanks for your support. We are on the same team.
September 10, 2013
Rio Hondo Invitational
Jaguar Men’s Cross Country team swooped Rio Hondo Invitational placing in first among eleven (11) colleges. Jaguar Steven Lepe was the overall winner with a time of 20:08 for the four-mile course. George Martinez was second, Daniel Vasquez was third, Miguel Lopez was fourth and Carlos Sibaja finished tenth. Jaguar placed seven runners in the top fifteen (15) to win with a total of 20 points. LA Trade Tech was second and East LA placed third.
The team entry has been accepted to compete against top Division One University teams on Saturday, September 14th at U.C. Riverside Invitational.