Briefs: Lions' runners shine

Juniors Kimberley Kent and Megan Williams earned All-American honors to lead five Vanguard University competitors in the NAIA Outdoor Track and Field Championships completed Saturday at Indiana Wesley University.

Kent finished fifth in the women's marathon in 3 hours, 4 minutes, 30 seconds, while Williams was eighth in the women's 1,500 meters in 4:37.17.

The top eight in each event are named All-American.

Sophomore Kapree Nelson was ninth in the women's 400 in 56.25 seconds and senior Chelsea Van Cott was 11th in the women's 3,000 steeplechase in 11:51.97.

Senior Matt Johnson was 30th in the men's marathon in 2:52:13.

— From staff reports


Vegas moving on

Orange Coast College sophomore setter Kehaulani Vegas will continue her women's volleyball career at Kean University in New Jersey, said OCC Coach Chuck Cutenese.

Vegas, a co-captain last season, posted 91 assists in 13 games as a backup.

As a freshman in 2010, Vegas played in 11 games and picked up 76 assists and won the team's coaches award.

— From staff reports

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