deRubira Named Big West Cross Country Athlete of the Week

Sept. 11, 2009

IRVINE, Calif. - UCSB senior Julian deRubira was named Big West Conference Male Athlete of the Week for his performance in the Gauchos season-opening Lagoon Run on Saturday.

A native of Aliso Viejo, Calif., deRubira won the 8K race in a time of 24:33, crossing the finish line six seconds ahead of teammate Scott Smith for the individual title in the dual meet against Cal Poly.

UCSB returns to action on Saturday, Sept. 19 when it travels to the UC Riverside Invitational.