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2014 Men's, Women's Rosters
Comets run to two
12th places vs. D-I teams
season in a field of NCAA Division I teams,
Palomar's women's and men's cross country squads ran
to a pair of 12th-place finishes on Saturday morning
in the Mart Covert Classic, hosted by Cal State
Fullerton at Carbon Canyon Park.
The women's team scored 339
points as Loyola Marymount University won with 32
points. USC was second with 52 points and San Diego
State placed third with 56 points.
Jessica Steinhoff (left) was the
Comets' top finisher, running the 5K course in 19:49.4
to finish 42nd out of 147 entries. Jessica Betancourt
placed 104th in 21:26. Sarah Martinez was 108th with a
Palomar's men tallied 358 points
as Long Beach State won with 40 points. Loyola Marymount
was second with 42 points. Cal State Fullerton scored 76
points in finishing third.
Mathew Bellah was the Comets'
top finisher, placing 88th out of 169 runners with a
28:42.3 for 8 kilometers. Cody Wilson was 11th in
29:40.4. Richard Murillo was 114th with a 29:46.6.
is Aug. 30; Palomar Invite is Sept. 5
MARCOS (8-22-2014) --
Palomar's cross country opener will be Aug. 30, when the
Comets' men's and women's team run in the Mark Covert
Classic hosted by Cal State Fullerton.
meet will be contested
at Carbon Canyon Park in Brea.
The Palomar Invitational will
be contested on Sept. 5 at Guajome Regional Park, on a
course that runs through parts of Oceanside and Vista.
The Comets' women's team tied,
under coach Jennifer Williams (left), tied for the 2013
Pacific Coast Athletic Conference championship with San
Coach Hugh Gerhardt's 2013
men's team finished fourth in the PCAC.