Point Loma Nazarene Men Run Second

The Point Loma Nazarene men's cross-country team scored 76 points Saturday to finish second behind UC Irvine (24) at the Cal Poly Pomona Invitational. Long Beach City College (92) was third, Cal State Fullerton (128) fourth.

Point Loma Nazarene was led by Sean O'Hara, who finished sixth on the 8,000-meter course in 25:10.90, and Rick Penman, who finished eighth in 25:17.70.

Goshu Tadese, Point Loma Nazarene's undefeated runner, did not run because of a sore leg.

The women's team finished fourth, scoring 131 to finish behind UC Irvine (40), UCLA (77), Westmont (100). Anette Ronnerman ran the 5,000-meter course in 17:41.56 to place 17th, Point Loma Nazarene's top finish.

US International's Kenneth Jansson finished 15th in the men's division, and Molly Jackson was 24th in the women's division.


Cal State Northridge (14-9) defeated host UC San Diego, 15-10, 15-13, 15-13, led by Kathleen Dixon with 17 kills. Senior Diana Klintworth had 14 kills for UCSD (15-12).


San Diego State's Nicole Storto and Eva Olivarez won two matches on the first day of the Riviera All-American Championships pre-qualifying round at Pepperdine.

Storto defeated Lynn Stogner of Loyola Marymount, 7-5, 6-0, and Debbie LaFranchi of UCLA, 7-5, 7-6.

Olivarez defeated Mary Lynn Cladis of Trinity, 6-3, 6-3, and Paula Hansen of USD, 6-0, 6-0.


Masters College (12-3-3) defeated visiting Point Loma Nazarene, 4-3, in overtime.

Mike Friesen, Jesse Denney and Carlos Meneze scored for Point Loma Nazarene, which has gone into overtime eight times this year. Justin Roath scored the game-winner 10 minutes into the first overtime. The second overtime period is mandatory in college soccer. Point Loma Nazarene is 4-6-4.

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