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UCSD Wins Titles in Cross-Country

UC San Diego’s men and women won the Division II team titles Saturday at the Biola Invitational cross-country meet at Biola University in La Mirada.

Point Loma Nazarene College’s Ronny Andersson and Denise McFayden of UCSD won the individual titles.

Andersson, a freshman from Sweden, covered the men’s course in 25:58. UCSD finished with 31 points in Division II to defeat PLNC (73). UCSD’s top finisher was Merrell Hora, fourth in 26:21

UCSD won the women’s Division II team competition with 25 points. Point Loma finished second (72), and the University of San Diego was fourth (98).

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McFayden ran the women’s course in 18:44, 3 seconds ahead of teammate Jessie Hartman.

MEN’S SOCCER

Host U.S. International University defeated New Mexico, 5-1, in a nonleague game. Damian Glancy scored two goals and had two assists in USIU’s third consecutive victory. The Gulls are 4-5, New Mexico 4-9.

Cal Lutheran defeated Point Loma Nazarene College, 3-1, in a Golden State Athletic Conference game in Thousand Oaks. Crusader Mike Friesen tied the game at 1 20 minutes into the first half. Goalie Joel Entreken saved a penalty shot for Point Loma (0-2, 6-4-1).

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RUNNING

Matt Clayton won the men’s title in the San Diego Track Club’s Moving Comfort 8K race, covering the distance in 24:15 and missing Steve McCormack’s 1987 course record by 4 seconds at Fiesta Island.

Jeanne Lassee-Johnson won the women’s title in 27:13, 7 seconds off Laurie Crisp’s 1987 time.

WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL

Point Loma Nazarene College (10-13) defeated visiting Master’s College, 15-4, 16-14, 15-8, in a nonleague match. Connie Navarro led the Crusaders with 13 kills.

UCSD’s Rachel Vetter, with 10 kills, led the Tritons (23-5) past visiting Pomona-Pitzer, 15-9, 16-14, 15-12 in a nonleague match. Katrina Rojas had 18 kills for Pomona-Pitzer (13-7).


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